6th Graders are Learning to Code in Elk River

Schools in Elk River Minnesota are preparing students today for jobs tomorrow by offering coding classes to sixth graders. Tynker reports…

Elk River school district is well aware of the benefits of learning coding in today’s increasingly tech savvy world. Troy Anderson, Manager of Instructional Technology, spoke with us about their process for selecting and rolling out a curriculum that met their district technology goals.

To be fair Tynker is the curriculum they chose to teach coding – but it’s still nice to know that kids are getting the experience. The have tools for schools and home.

 

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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