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Putting the Children First - Mags Amond

Putting the Children First - Mags Amond

Did Einstein say 'if you can't explain it simply you don't understand it enough"? Although Coderdojo isn't school or class, an important feature is teaching and learning. You teach - you learn. The needs of the learner are central and need to be planned for. Let's look at some ways to do this.


Michelle Graham

April 13, 2013

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