Future Learning: Programming, robotics and missions of code
STEAM curriculum model:
Chn need cognitive flexibility – combining concepts, adapting to unfamiliar situations
Maker Movement – making things that you can imagine
Magazines: Wired and Make
Apps: DIY Make skills. Also has a badge system
Hour of code – Codecadamy
Raspberry Pi Community:
Raspberry Pi - $40 computer – plug in old stuff mouse, screen, cameras etc
EV3 mindstorm $800ish
scratch.mit.edu = Scratch – animations – on Raspberry Pi plus free app on iPad
In China, every child learns computer programming!
Kodable – iPad app – okay for younger chn if they can read
Game Press – designed for older chn. Can personalize it and use it to reinforce other learning in the classroom.
Romo – affordable $240. Comes with a base. Have to have iPod touch or iPhone. 8yrs +. Great for geometry.
Play-i. Uses Scratch to programme.
The best way to predict the future is to create it. Alan Kay