Tech Tips Newsletter - Coding and Computational Thinking

Editor: Shannon Mersand
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Featured Online Course

EDUC 664 Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking

Learn how to teach computer coding and design instructional activities to solve real-world problems.

Teaching Beginners to Code

Check out the favorite coding resources our team of online instructors recommends. is the first stop in teaching beginners to code. The founder of the Hour of Code, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to teach as many people as possible about computer science. With resources to teach and inspire people to learn about computer science, it is a one stop shop to get started with computer programming.

CS Unplugged

Computer Science Unplugged is an outstanding, free resource to help teach computational thinking skills without the need for technology! They offer videos, tutorials, activities and a free downloadable book as well as translations of activities in multiple languages.

Teaching Kids to Code

Edutopia has gathered a wealth of articles to help you get started teaching students to code. From the why to the how, learn how educators all over the world are tying coding into their curriculum...

Kodable: Teach Kids to Code

Kodable created this infographic about why we should teach children to code.

Teaching Computer Programming

Khan Academy offers this fantastic resource to guide you in teaching computer programming in the classroom and in out-of-school programs

Featured Resource - Eportfolio Rubric

This is a detailed rubric you can use to assess eportfolios..

Tech Tip: MIT Open Courseware

MIT Open Courseware offers their computer science courses online.