Just thinking out loud. Digital platforms give the mind an opportunity to explore, comprehend, and produce.
My take away from the Breakfast Television interview with Stefan Mischook on Teaching Kids to Code.
Coding is writing written directions to tell a computer what to do.
Two benefits to learning to code.
First, jobs. Coding is a skill set for a future career. Second, Brain skills. Even if a student does not pursue a career in coding, they will benefit by developing organizational skills, problem solving skills, collaboration (working with others), and developing a digital awareness.