Monthly Archives: octubre 2013

Can a toy robot teach kids computer programming?

Veterans from Apple and Google launch a crowdfunding campaign to find out

Veterans from Apple and Google launch a crowdfunding campaign to find out the verge

In late 2012, Vikas Gupta left his job as head of the consumer payments division at Google and set out to discover what he would do with the rest of his life. He’d recently had a daughter, and he knew his next venture would involve helping kids. Then he chanced across an article about Estonia, and how that country begins teaching programming to all children in first grade. He did a little research into the state of computer science education in America and was shocked to find how rare it was. So he set out to create a compelling way for children as young as four or five to start learning basic coding concepts.

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The Mobile Storytelling by Candice Faktor

“People say teens don’t read…I have some evidence to suggest completely otherwise,” says Candice Faktor

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Wattpad has revolutionized the way novels are created and consumed. 

As a social platform, Wattpad offers writers an outlet to share their voice and have their stories resonate with a larger community, while allowing global access through mobile devices.

A Future of StoryTelling Film. Produced by Melcher Media and Voyeur Films, directed by Alison Chernick

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