"I think [coding] doesn't actually teach important skills."


Originally published at: https://eduk8.me/2018/12/i-think-coding-doesnt-actually-teach-important-skills/

On a recent late-night formula run, I passed by a large display of books about teaching children to code. I have seen these books around, but never such a large display directed toward elementary-aged children. These books are part of a flood of resources—summer coding camps, after-school code clubs, apps designed to teach kindergarteners the…