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How kids learn how to Code with MakeCode's Kiki Prottsman

How kids learn how to Code with MakeCode's Kiki Prottsman

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Kiki Prottsman is a multihyphenate! Computer Science Educator, Artist, Author of several books, and above all, engineer, Kiki has been helping young developers level up with computers for as long as she can remember. Scott talks to Kiki about how kids learn, the importance of Systems Thinking, the fact that coding with Blocks is not given enough respect, and that jumping into code is far easier and more accessible than most folks realize!

  • http://makecode.com
  • http://arcade.makecode.comĀ 

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