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Mitch Resnick:
Let's teach kids to code

TEDxBeaconStreet · 16:48 · Filmed Nov 2012
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Coding isn't just for computer whizzes, says Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab — it's for everyone. In a fun, demo-filled talk Resnick outlines the benefits of teaching kids to code, so they can do more than just use new tech toys but also create them.

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Mitch Resnick directs the Lifelong Kindergarten group at MIT Media Lab, dedicated to helping kids of all ages tinker and experiment with design. Full bio
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