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Connected Code: Why Children Need to Learn Programming (The by Yasmin B. Kafai,Quinn Burke,Mitchel Resnick

By Yasmin B. Kafai,Quinn Burke,Mitchel Resnick

Coding, as soon as thought of an arcane craft practiced via solitary techies, is now famous by means of educators and theorists as a vital ability, even a brand new literacy, for all childrens. Programming is frequently promoted in K-12 faculties with the intention to inspire "computational pondering" -- which has now develop into the umbrella time period for figuring out what computing device technological know-how has to give a contribution to reasoning and speaking in an ever-increasingly electronic world.In Connected Code, Yasmin Kafai and Quinn Burke argue that even if computational pondering represents a very good place to begin, the wider notion of "computational participation" larger captures the twenty-first-century fact. Computational participation strikes past the person to target wider social networks and a DIY tradition of electronic "making." Kafai and Burke describe modern examples of computational participation: scholars who code no longer for the sake of coding yet to create video games, tales, and animations to proportion; the emergence of stripling programming groups; the practices and moral demanding situations of remixing (rather than ranging from scratch); and the movement past desk bound displays to programmable toys, instruments, and textiles.

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