Digital playgrounds for early computing education

@article{Kumar2014DigitalPF,
  title={Digital playgrounds for early computing education},
  author={Deepak Kumar},
  journal={Inroads},
  year={2014},
  volume={5},
  pages={20-21}
}
For our community 2013 could be called the year of Code.org. It made a big splash in February 2013 with its suite of YouTube videos featuring celebrities (tech pioneers Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerburg, Ruchi Sanghvi, to NBA star Chris Bosch, rock star will.i.am and follow-up videos featuring former US president Bill Clinton). If 12+ million views in less than three weeks are any indicator of potential interest among students, then the big challenge is how to tap into and deliver on the… CONTINUE READING

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