By Tanner Higgin, Common Sense Education It's clear coding and computer science have become key priorities in K-12 education. From Code.org's massive round of funding and the formulation of the Computer Science Coalition to President Obama's Computer Science For All initiative to big school districts, like the San Francisco Unified School District, building K-12 computer science curriculum - there's indications that this is more than a passing fad.
A list of iOS apps that can help your students learn to code. Get a couple and give coding a try. It engages students and give them immediate feedback and enhances their critical thinking skills. Coding rules!
Melia Robinson Schools today look almost nothing like they did 50 years ago. Kids aren't riffling through card catalogs or prying open dusty encyclopedias in the library - they're browsing online databases and deftly rooting through Wikipedia on personal laptops.
A compassionate classroom is one where students feel that they belong. Every teacher wants their students to be happy at school. Happy students are productive students. So what happens when a child starts to feel unsafe and anxious about coming to classes?