Saturday, June 22, 2013

So, you want to learn to code?

Here is a list of some of the different resources that you can use to learn how to code, robotics, or just about anything else online.  Keep expanding your knowledge base and there will be no stopping you!

Coding: Learn to code interactively, for free. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

coursera.orgAn education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Our technology enables our partners to teach millions of students rather than hundreds. A stockpile of resources to check out

iTunes U- Online Courses. A bunch of movies created by hand puppets about programming: A place where you can take classes from real people.

Udemy- For a limitied time Groupon for $99.

CodeHS- Everything you need to teach CS in your high school or start learning at home.

Robotics: Purchase a Thymio robot and then have fun going from the Visual Programming Language to writing your own real code. The capability to design your own robots in whatever configuration you want in a simulated environment. The STEM virtual robotic toolkit.

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