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Video Description: Learning to code in school is more popular than ever, and it’s never been easier to get started. What’s more, coding can teach students skills that apply across the curriculum, beyond computer science. So, what’s the best way to get your students coding in the classroom? Here you’ll find some practical tips on how to set up learn-to-code lessons that empower students to become producers, not just consumers, of digital media. For more tips and strategies, visit this collection of coding resources.


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