After completing an hour of code with code.org I wasn’t perhaps the most sophisticated coder but I did have a lot of fun. The experience also made me think children using such a program – essentially building blocks to make a pretty pattern – would have even more fun with this educational tool.
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Yes, kids are growing up in the digital age and those older assume they’re already a step ahead of the technology game but coding programs is another matter – a matter thats increasingly weaving its way into the working lives of various industries – from education to film.
Sarah Wolozin of Filmmaker Magazine argues that “as more storytellers consider migrating to the web and other digital platforms, the relationship between filmmaking and programming becomes more pressing”. This convergence between tech specialists and creatives, is opening up questions of whether coding should remain specialist. Should…
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