Why coding and why introduce computer science to your students?
The site as some jaw dropping statistics. By 2020, there will be 1,000,000 more jobs than students in computer science. 9 out 10 schools don't even offer computer programming classes. Just to list a few.
Visit the site, look though the tutorials and try a few out for yourself. Do you have limited access to computer labs? Only a few tablets in your room? The site gives many different options, including non-tech lessons. For coding and programming apps check out the post on our iDevice in the Mountains Blog.
Not only will you be introducing them to computer science, but you will be helping them build problem solving strategies and teaching them perseverance.