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Back to school announcements

As the new school year is starting up,  we have pushed out a large new curriculum update to Penjee. The first few units have several new videos and about 20 new assignments. The new lessons focus on debugging syntax and logic errors, white space, pseudo code , and much more. In case you missed it, we now also have … Continue reading Back to school announcements →

What is Computational Thinking ?

A phrase that you hear a lot in the CS education community is “computational thinking.” Let’s explore what computational thinking is and what it isn’t. The term was first used by Seymour Papert, a well-known figure in CS Ed history as the maker of the Logo programming language. One question that you hear a lot … Continue reading What is Computational Thinking ? →

How to Tell the Difference between a Row and Column

Whether you are using Microsoft Excel , working with a computer programming language like Python or just a kid trying to find a seat in a classroom, the difference between rows and columns is very important! And, here at Penjee, we have found that kids in middle  and even lower school are able to understand the difference between rows … Continue reading How to Tell the Difference between a Row and Column →