February 7, 2018

How can we use those robots to teach math, literacy and 21st century competencies like collaboration and creativity?

The key to computer science – and as a result, coding – is thinking.

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April 10, 2018

Become the next star of Emerald Code: Decoded!

Lights! Camera! STEM! STEM Star Search 2018 Become the next star of Emerald Code: Decoded! We’re looking for the next two STEM stars to be featured in EMERALD CODE: DECODED, the companion documentary series to hit web series EMERALD CODE. Educators and Parents – Do you know a STEM Star? Be sure to share this […]

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March 18, 2018

Coding & Inquiry: Determine Integer Operation Rules

In this challenge, students can code an app to determine the rules for addition, subtraction, multiplication or division of two integers. Classroom application: After building this Scratch app, have students run through a set of different numbers and record their observations (e.g.: multiplying two negative numbers yields a positive product). From here, have them determine […]

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March 1, 2018

Learn to Code So You Can Code to Learn!

What a fantastic couple of weeks we have had! We joined our first, second and third twitter chats and have found some amazing educators and resources to add to our ever growing list! Perhaps most important, we recognize a shift in thinking happening among coding classrooms. Learning to code is a fantastic first step, but […]

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February 21, 2018

Learn to Code: Artificial Intelligence

On this episode of Emerald Code: Decoded, we meet Tanmay who lives in Brampton Ontario. Tanmay is a wiz when it comes to coding – in fact he is one of the youngest working “algorithmists” in the world. At only 14 years old, he teamed up with Darwin Eco System, IBM Watson and Not Rocket […]

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