Tag Archives: computer science

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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A hidden computing curriculum? How ‘learning to code’ campaigns and edtech industry helped shape school policy

By Ben Williamson In the last few years, the idea of ‘learning to code’ and ‘digital making’ has grown from a minority focus among computing educators, grassroots computing organizations, and computer scientists into a major global educational concern. In England, … Continue reading

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