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The Power of Programming

Papers and Articles:
This 2-page handout at the MIT Scratch site gives an overview of the idea of "Learning through programming”.

Is CS Really for Kids? This paper explores the mad rush of parents to teach young kids programming and the wrong choices made of programming languages.

 

 

Power of Programming
Articles and papers about programming and learning.

 

 

Scratch Page
Main page for Scratch programming

 

 

Home Page
Main page for the CS teaching activity

 

 

Children and Computers: this article introduces the Piagetian theory of learning, and creates the groundwork for the argument that computer programming is an excellent medium for learning, especially for subjects like Math and Physics.

Learning through Programming: This article continues the theme of the above article and demonstrates how computer programming can be employed as an interesting, challenging, and effective medium for learning.

Teaching Programming in Schools: This article narrates the experience of teaching programming at schools in Pune.

 

 

 

 

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Last modified: 28 September 2016