Computer programming has become the new “literacy” that many teachers and school districts are implementing to help students exercise critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students of all ages gravitate towards creating and implementing programs–large and small–that they create digitally. Our technology department recently purchased two MaKey MaKeys for every elementary ITRT to use when collaborating with teachers on special projects that involve computer programming.
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Gotta love the maker movement in education, supported by MaKey MaKey http://www.makeymakey.com.