ScratchJr: An iPad app that teaches your 6-8 year old how to code (video)

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There is a comment in this video that I firmly believe and have been saying in my classes for the past 5 years.

Computer programing or coding is a like a new form of writing.

A new type of literacy.

This same sentiment came form @photomatt, founder or WordPress (amongst others) when he said that scripting was the new literacy.

By Michael Myers

I'm an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. I also consult with startups and established brands. I'm currently interested in artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and culture. I am married to an amazing woman and have two incredible children. I was raised in Colorado and spend my free time with family, cycling, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive + surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and tattooing.

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