From Computational Thinking to Computational Action | March 2019 | Communications of the ACM

A good point well made… and pretty much the underpinning of our IoTKG program:

“Computational action, a new framing for computing education, proposes that while learning about computing, young people should also have opportunities to create with computing that have direct impact on their lives and their communities.”

Envisioning computing education that both teaches and empowers.

Source: From Computational Thinking to Computational Action | March 2019 | Communications of the ACM

Adding Coding to the Curriculum – The New York Times

“We don’t teach music in school to make everyone a concert violinist,” says Clive Beale, director of educational development at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a nonprofit organization based near Cambridge, England that promotes computer studies in schools. “We’re not trying to make everyone a computer scientist, but what we’re saying is, ‘this is how these things work, it’s good for everyone to understand the basics of how these things work. And by the way, you might be really good at it.”’

via Adding Coding to the Curriculum – The New York Times.