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September 30, 2021

What is Python? Python Programming for Beginners.

Learn more about the characteristics, syntax, and educational applications of Python. Explore examples of code and download a free Python lesson for your classroom.

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August 26, 2021

Creativity in Computer Science

Creativity isn’t just for artists; it’s for anyone. Let’s dive into the definition of creativity then explore examples and benefits of creative thinking in computer science.

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August 5, 2021

EduLab Capital Partners and Allos Ventures Lead $3.8 Million Round of Seed Funding for Codelicious

The computer science curriculum-as-a-service company will use the new investment to expand its efforts to empower educators to teach K–12 students with an always-current curriculum BOSTON (August 5, 2021) — EduLab Capital Partners, a seed-stage venture capital firm focused on learning and workforce technologies, and Allos Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on seed and […]

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May 13, 2021

What Stakeholders Think You Should Know About Codelicious Curriculum

Codelicious partnered with STEM Innovations, LTD to conduct a third-party analysis of our computer science curriculum. We want to share their feedback with you as you evaluate computer science curriculum options for your school.

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April 29, 2021

Codelicious Course Name Updates 2021

We are so excited to share the latest update to our computer science courses. As of April 29, 2021, we are changing our course names.

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April 6, 2021

These 4 Concepts are in EVERY Coding Language

Instead of focusing on how programming languages are different, we’re going to focus on how they’re all the same! Understanding four core programming concepts that all programming languages have in common will create that necessary foundation for adapting to current and future languages.

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February 11, 2021

What is JavaScript? Background you need before you get started.

In this post, we explore the basics of JavaScript, the history behind the language, and some cool things you can build with it.

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January 21, 2021

What is Computer Science?

Let’s take it back to the basics. In this post, we’ll define computer science and learn about the history, popular technologies, and types of jobs that use it.

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December 17, 2020

Curriculum Developer Spotlight: Sandy Dibble

Ever since my dad introduced me to the thrill of cracking a challenging math puzzle when I was in second grade, I’ve had a passion for solving problems. The sense of fulfillment I got from discovering solutions drove me to become a teacher.

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November 23, 2020

Building Computer Science Education Programs with CodeVA

It takes a village. To get computer science into the classroom, you need resources, community support, and a plan. You need partnerships and a curriculum that will work for you and your school. This is just one example of how CodeVA in Virginia did it. Read on for inspiration as you plan your computer science […]

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November 19, 2020

From Passive to Empowered: PBL with Magnify Learning

We recently had the chance to sit down with PBL expert and founder of Magnify Learning, Ryan Steuer. In this interview, he discusses PBL best practices, shares success stories, and offers advice for getting started in your classroom.

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November 17, 2020

Wilkes-Barre Connect, Codelicious, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, and The Institute a part of CSforALL 2020 Commitment Makers

Wilkes-Barre Connect, Codelicious, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, and The Institute all Contribute to the National Computer Science for All Movement, CSforALL Community Announces 163 New Education Efforts

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