6 Jun '14

News The next Bill Gates may be five years old. Microsoft wants to nurture them

Education director Steve Beswick: Coding isnt just coding. In many cases its helping with maths, English, strategic thinkingLater this year, British schools will get a new computing curriculum, including an introduction to programming for children as young as five years old.The news was cause for celebration within the technology industry, and for many teachers too but there is also trepidation within the latter group, especially for teachers who havent taught computing before, let alone coding. Continue reading...

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