Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 18, 2016) A robot named Root has been developed to expose kids of all ages to coding in a way that brings the often daunting world of computer science to life. Ben Gruber reports.
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AP (May 15, 2013) Using laptops, tablets, and six sided speakers, Princeton University's Laptop Orchestra teaches students the art of creating and coding music. It's neither Mozart nor Star ... watch video
AFP (Oct. 27, 2014) Coding has become compulsory for children as young as five in schools across the UK. Making it the first major world economy to overhaul its IT teaching and put programming at its core. Duration: ... watch video
AFP (Sep. 14, 2016) According to the volunteers aboard Madagascar's coding bus which gives free classes to children, an ability to code is so essential that those who can't will soon be considered 'illiterate'.
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MultiVu (Sep. 20, 2012) LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc., the leader in educational entertainment, today announced Tag Human Body Discovery Pack, a unique two-sided interactive chart and game board that helps kids learn about the ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 20, 2015) YouTube is quite popular among families, but the service isn't the safest for kids. So YouTube is launching a service for kids to remedy the problem.
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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 20, 2013) Computer games on cell phones and the Internet are increasing in popularity. In 1998, Thomas Friedmann founded the Funatics company in Oberhausen to make games for consoles. Today he concentrates on ... watch video
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Sep. 27, 2016 Using laser light, a team of scientists has developed a precise, continuous control technology giving 60 times more success than previous efforts in sustaining the lifetime of “qubits,” the unit ... read more
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Sep. 23, 2016 For children with speech and language disorders, early-childhood intervention can make a great difference in their later academic and social success. But many such children ... read more
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Dec. 1, 2014 Teenage boys are perhaps more known for playing computer games but girls are better at making them, a study has found. Researchers asked pupils at a secondary school to design and program their own ... read more
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