Try this resource to engage students in at-home coding

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A children’s book from Skyward, The Code Twins , introduces coding concepts to young readers of all backgrounds as they take on a programming mission with the book’s main characters. Related content: 3 key parts of a K-12 coding or robotics program.

This new coding resource casts a wide net to engage students

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A new children’s book from Skyward, The Code Twins , introduces coding concepts to young readers of all backgrounds as they take on a programming mission with the book’s main characters. Along the way, Brett and Yvette help code Cody Point Two, their robot friend, to learn and accomplish new tasks. This book was created around one simple question: how can we build more interest in coding,” explains Ray Ackerlund, Skyward’s chief marketing officer. “We

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How we turned around our student tardy numbers

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Skyward , our student information system, and School Technology Associates, Inc. Skyward then received students’ attendance information and automated processes to assign students detentions and notify families of disciplinary actions through email. Knowing students would sometimes forget their ID badges at home, Skyward integrated student IDs on its mobile app, eliminating the need for many students to carry a physical copy.

I Moved a Drone With My Mind. Soon Your Students Will Too.

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I stood facing the drone, about to face-off with a little robot. Hovering here and there and lurching around a bit but most certainly skyward. I recently moved a drone with my mind. Not long ago my 6-year-old son spent two hours on my bed swishing through the world’s biggest roller coasters on YouTube with cardboard virtual reality glasses. My mind-control-drone-moving experience was nothing like this. Time to figure out who is boss.