Open Source and Young Programmers
In previous entries I spoke of teaching my young Granddaughter to code. It is a bit tough keeping the attention focused but the tools work very well. I receive emails from opensource.com and this latest email highlighted Blockly. This is the engine behind the code tutorials on code.org. It is a slick tool. This was developed mostly by Google Engineers.
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In my last Blog entry I spoke about my attendance at The Pennsylvania Education Technology Exposition and Conference (www.peteandc.org). I was happy to see a session was dedicated to highlight Open Source Tools for education. The session was run by Charlie Reisinger, Technology Director for Penn Manor School District in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. The session description read: