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Pocket-sized coding computer micro:bit updated with speaker and microphone

Pocket-sized computer micro:bit is being updated for the first time since 2016 with the latest technology to help children code.

The device is now four times faster and includes a built-in speaker and microphone, as well as upgrades making it possible to experiment with artificial intelligence and machine learning.



Micro:bit was first launched by the BBC in 2016, as a successor to the BBC Micro that introduced many schoolchildren to computing in the 1980s.

It is designed to support the school curriculum on computing and improve digital skills, containing sensors that can detect motion and direction.

micro:bit first launched in 2016 (micro:bit/PA)
micro:bit first launched in 2016 (micro:bit/PA)

During its initial revival, free devices were given to every year 7 student in the UK.

More than five million original micro:bits are used in classrooms around the world.

“From the very beginning, the BBC’s purpose has been to inform, educate and entertain – qualities which are all

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Coding Is Just A Small Part Of Computer Science: SP Robotic Works’ Sneha Priya


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Sneha Priya’s mantra to introduce any technology is simple: the right exposure at the right age. “It must not be the other way around—just making it compulsory for the kids,” says cofounder of SP Robotic Works. Decoding the hysteria around coding for children in India, Priya concedes that the way it (coding) is being communicated to the parents, and the kind of FOMO being created, is probably not going in the right direction. “But if a kid embraces coding, it will be useful for her future,” she says. 

Started in 2012 by Pranavan and Sneha Priya, SP Robotic Works is an online edutainment company that specialises in providing experiential learning to students between the ages of 7 and 17, in latest technologies such as robotics, coding, drone, AI, VR and IoT. The idea is to promote STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) through

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South Bay teen author shares love of coding through books

In “The Code Detectives,” two middle school girls who love coding use artificial intelligence to solve mysteries. For 17-year-old author Ria Doshi, writing the book series is a way to advocate for increasing diversity within the technology field.

“I’ve brought a diverse cast of characters to life, with the series centering around Ramona Diaz, a powerful young girl of color,” says Ria, a student at Cupertino’s Monta Vista High School. “The book series gives young girls strong, fictional role models in technology and AI, and introduces them to AI topics in a compelling way, clearing common misconceptions.”

Ria writes what shoe knows, and vice versa. She is the founder of CodeBuddies, which uses workshops, panels, challenges and more to promote problem-solving through technology. She is also the founder of Monta Vista’s Women in AI club, where she teaches girls the impact of artificial intelligence in daily life.

Her work has

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Global Marking and Coding Equipment Market (2020 to 2026) – by Technology, End-user Industries, and Region

Dublin, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Marking and Coding Equipment Market – By Technology, By End-user Industries, and By Region – Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2020 – 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global Marking and Coding Equipment market, which is likely to accrue revenue of nearly 1.90 (USD Billion) by 2026, will register a CAGR of nearly 6% during the period from 2020 to 2026. The report offers assessment and analysis of the Marking and Coding Equipment market on a global and regional level. The study offers a comprehensive assessment of the market competition, constraints, sales estimates, opportunities, evolving trends, and industry-validated data. The report offers historical data from 2017 to 2019 along with a forecast from 2020 to 2026 based on revenue (USD Billion).

Market Growth Dynamics

A surge in the use of online retail format along with growing trade

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CoderZ Named 2020 Tech Edvocate Award Winner for Best Coding App or Tool

CoderZ, an online learning environment where students learn robotics and STEM by coding virtual robots, has been named a 2020 Tech Edvocate Award winner in the Best Coding App or Tool category.

“The Tech Edvocate Award represents the combined opinion of industry insiders, knowledgeable educators, and interested parents,” said Ido Yerushalmi, CEO of CoderZ. “It’s an honor to have our coding and robotics curriculum and its game-based design and instructional model chosen as a solution that is positively impacting teaching and learning—and this has never been more important than during this unprecedented time of COVID-19.”

This is the fourth year of the Tech Edvocate Awards, which recognizes outstanding edtech products that support students across the Pre-K-20 sector by catering to identified classroom and learning needs. Winners and finalists were selected by a panel of educators and industry experts who reviewed the submissions and judged the products and services based on

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Computer Assisted Coding Systems (CACS) Market Technology,

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This report studies the Computer Assisted Coding Systems (CACS) Market with many aspects of the industry like the market size, market status, market trends and forecast, the report also provides brief information of the competitors and the specific growth opportunities with key market drivers. Find the complete Computer Assisted Coding Systems (CACS) Market analysis segmented by companies, region, type and applications in the report.

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Computer Assisted Coding Systems (CACS) Market continues to evolve and expand in terms of

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The pitch deck coding bootcamp Lambda School used to raise $74 million

  • Business Insider has obtained an exclusive look at the pitch deck coding bootcamp Lambda School used to score $74 million in a Series C funding led by Gigafund.
  • Lambda School only requires students to pay its fees once they’ve graduated and found a job.
  • CEO Austen Allred admitted to not being sure if Lambda’s approach could work when he founded the company, but said investors were still willing to take a chance on Lambda because it presents a solution to the difficult problem of overly expensive education.
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Lambda School CEO Austen Allred doesn’t have the same rah-rah demeanor, that indefatigable swagger, that Silicon Valley founders typically present when talking about the future of their companies.

He told Business Insider that when he started the online coding school, which only requires students to pay fees after getting a job, he wasn’t sure it would

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Coding academies for Black, Latino kids aim to debug tech diversity gap

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With higher pay, better benefits and more resilience in a challenging economy, jobs in the fast-growing tech sector are highly sought after positions. Yet, Blacks and Latinos make up only a small fraction of this workforce.

Now, coding academies for middle and high school students are helping to debug this diversity gap. 

Djassi Julien, a 21-year-old Google software engineer, recalls the coding program that first sparked his interest in computer science. It was an intensive, six-week boot camp sponsored by All Star Code, a New York-based non-profit educational organization.

“I participated in All Star Code kind of on a whim,” Julien said. “It was a totally foreign concept to me … through All Star Code, I was really able to open my eyes to the the power that tech has.” 

At 15, he was accepted into All Star Code’s summer program for teen

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New Packages from Vernier and SAM Labs Help Middle School Teachers Incorporate Science and Coding into Their Instruction

BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Middle school teachers can now integrate science lessons with data collection and coding using new packages from Vernier Software & Technology and SAM Labs. Each new topic-based package—comprised of a Go Direct sensor, SAM Labs output blocks, and ready-to-go activities within the Google Workbench programming platform—engages students in scientific discovery and introductory block-based coding.

“The new Vernier Coding with SAM Labs packages provide a cost-effective solution for teachers looking to introduce data collection and entry-level coding using SAM Labs with Vernier sensors,” said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. “The packages are versatile in that teachers can use them for in-person instruction or in a hybrid learning model. For the latter, students collect data that interacts with their output blocks in class or borrow the package for use at home.” 

Each package is designed to help students explore a

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Vernier and SAM Labs Help Teachers Incorporate Science and Coding into Instruction

Middle school teachers can now integrate science lessons with data collection and coding using new packages from Vernier Software & Technology and SAM Labs. Each new topic-based package—comprised of a Go Direct sensor, SAM Labs output blocks, and ready-to-go activities within the Google Workbench programming platform—engages students in scientific discovery and introductory block-based coding.

“The new Vernier Coding with SAM Labs packages provide a cost-effective solution for teachers looking to introduce data collection and entry-level coding using SAM Labs with Vernier sensors,” said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. “The packages are versatile in that teachers can use them for in-person instruction or in a hybrid learning model. For the latter, students collect data that interacts with their output blocks in class or borrow the package for use at home.”

Each package is designed to help students explore a specific scientific topic, such as temperature, magnetism, sound, force,

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