When Kids Would Rather Play Computer Games Than Code Them – NYTimes.com

By KJ DELL’ANTONIA ┬áMAY 12, 2014 1:25 PM

Coding is trending. In schools. Twenty thousand teachers from kindergarten through 12th grade have introduced coding lessons, according to Code.org, a group backed by the tech industry that offers free curriculums. Thirty school districts, including New York City and Chicago, have agreed to add coding classes in the fall, mainly in high schools but in lower grades, too. At home, parents are downloading programs that promise to teach children coding basics, and toys that can be coded in various ways are lining up for the next holiday season.

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