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Coding for what? Lessons from computing in the curriculum

Ben Williamson [This is a talk prepared for the Pop Up Digital conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 19 June 2017] There¬†was a key¬†moment in the popular American drama Homeland this year when a group of talented young computer programmers finally launched their … Continue reading

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Cultures of coding – BBC Micro Bits and Young Digital Makers

Ben Williamson The notion that young people should learn to code has exploded from a minority concern into a mainstream agenda in just the last five years. In March 2015, the BBC announced that it is planning to give away … Continue reading

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