Dash and Dot Coding Classroom

This Teacher Brought Coding Lessons To Kindergarten

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One charter school teacher in Oklahoma City has gotten his students started coding–in kindergarten.

Wes Dicken uses Dash and Dot robots from Wonder Workshop to introduce the kids to programming. After all, what kid doesn’t want to control robots?

Learning to code helps kids develop what Dicken calls  a mindset that helps them with engineering and development.

“Students are taught to identify the problem, execute a plan, and then evaluate it to see whether or not their plan worked. If it did not work, they can figure out why, and then go back and correct the problem,” he writes for the Hechinger Report. Read More