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July 1, 2019

How to Incorporate Student-Centered Learning In Your Classroom

There are three main ways to create a student-centered learning environment: strong leadership, active participation, and love of learning. With these three keys to implementation, students will be ready to engage throughout their academic journey and their life.

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May 10, 2019

“Trends in the State of Computer Science in U.S. K-12 Schools” Report

Even industries that traditionally have nothing to do with computer science, like health care, politics, and design, now involve using computers as a functional tool for data analysis, organization, and automation. That is why it is imperative that these skills are introduced at a young age.

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February 22, 2019

Top 3 Ways You Can Use Computer Science as a Competitive Advantage

While adding one or more computer science courses may not currently be mandated by the state or local government, having a computer science curriculum in your school could be a HUGE competitive advantage for your students, your schools, and your community.

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January 20, 2019

Scratch 3.0 is Here! 4 Key Updates from Scratch 2.0

On January 2nd, MIT released a major update to their Scratch coding program. What does the new release mean for you? Codelicious’ curriculum has been updated, but there are still some things you’ll need to know. Here are the 4 most pressing things you need to know about Scratch 3.0

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August 22, 2018

Codelicious Raises $940k, Accelerates CS Curriculum in the Classroom

Codelicious has been building curriculum since 2016, driven by a desire to provide elementary and middle school students with foundational skills building, interactive and collaborative experience. In January 2017, Codelicious began to offer computer science curriculum through a SaaS subscription model.

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August 10, 2018

Time saving tips for launching computer science curriculum

Integrating a new course in the already busy school day is a challenge. Review these three tips from administrators, educators, and curriculum developers, for launching a successful computer science program in elementary and middle schools.

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December 11, 2017

Why Critical Thinking Is Critically Important

Problem solving and analytic skills learned through STEM activities is a great foundation for critical thinking skills needed in the 21st century workforce. Gaining confidence at a young age to persevere through challenges and problem solve by iterative progress will not only create a platform of curiosity and exploration in young children, but will prepare them well for the future.

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May 31, 2017

Building The Funnel Of Future Coders: The Codelicious Way

When my daughter was in 8th grade, she expressed interest in learning how to build websites. At the time, her school didn’t offer any web design classes. As I looked at my daughter, I reminded myself that she is a hands-on learner. She learns best by experiencing and performing. So, watching YouTube tutorials and videos wouldn’t be an optimal route for her. She valued interaction and collaboration to learn coding and web design.

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March 24, 2017

Let’s Teach Our Girls (And Boys) To Code

By Josh Miles, CMO I enrolled in exactly one coding class. The year was 1999 and I was a senior at Purdue University. I attended exactly one lecture. And after thumbing through the textbook, I dropped the class the very next day. I kept the book and taught myself how to write simple HTML, creating […]

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January 19, 2017

Codelicious & Girl Scouts Partner To Teach Young Girls Valuable Coding Skills

CARMEL, IN – (1/19/17) – Codelicious is partnering with Girl Scouts of Central Indiana for a hands-on computer session where Girl Scout Brownies will earn their Computer Expert Badge. The event takes place on Saturday, January 21 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  “We are thrilled to partner with Girl Scouts for the Brownie Computer Expert Badge activity,” said Christine […]

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