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10 Online Resources To Learn Coding For Free

10 Online Resources To Learn Coding For Free:

10 Online Resources To Learn Coding For Free   
 
No matter if you are a coding newbie or an expert willing to expand your horizon with new coding languages, these 10 free online resources to learn coding are interesting and meant for everyone! So say goodbye to classes and learn everything online!  
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Saturday, August 31, 2013:  If people like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg say that code is the new literacy, you have no choice but to believe it. Understanding computer programming definitely opens doors to new jobs and opportunities. And if you are thinking, where to begin and is more concerned about your money and time, we bring to your 10 online resources that can help you learn coding and programming. Have fun!



1. Mozilla's School of Webcraft

Mozilla's 100 per cent free developer training site is all about teaching newbies and experts alike how to code. If you want to get started coding with something like HTML or if you're an experienced dev who wants to dive into Python, the School of Webcraft is worth a view. Several courses generally run simultaneously, and new classes are being drafted all the time.

2. Google Code University

From Google Code, we have the Code University, a free and fascinating resource. And of course, it has its own forums for learners to ask questions and get help. Extreme beginners start with the introductions and tutorials, which are specifically designed keeping new devs in mind.

3. MIT's OpenCourseWare

If it was your dream to study computer science at some leading tech institutions of U.S., here's your chance. MIT's free and accessible courses are great for ambitious upcoming coders. Check out the full list of courses for computer science, which include introductions to Java, Python, C++ and more.

4. UC Berkeley Webcast/Courses

The University of California at Berkeley has an extensive collection of webcasts, including events and courses. The coursework is all free to acccess and it includes video and audio webcasts of computer sciences classes from the current semester to that of year 2003.

5. HTML5 Rocks

HTML5 Rocks is a one-stop guide to learning HTML5 which is written by tons of contributors 

All Things Education: Reforminess: 120, Content-rich Curriculum: 45

All Things Education: Reforminess: 120, Content-rich Curriculum: 45:

Reforminess: 120, Content-rich Curriculum: 45



I saw this article in the Washington Post about DCPS's cutting the minimum recess for elementary students to 20 minutes day. It goes without saying that twenty minutes per day of recess for younger students is ridiculously inadequate. But here's what really caught my eye (emphasis mine):
Recess time varies in the District. Some schools saw a reduction this year as Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson implemented new requirements meant to ensure that all elementary students get a minimum amount of time in each subject each day: two hours of literacy, 90 minutes of math, and 45 minutes of science or social studies. An additional 45 minutes is required for an elective, such as art, music or physical education.
What? Isn't DC a Common Core adopter? Isn't the Common Core supposed the second coming of curricular education reform?

If you're spending two hours a day on "literacy" and forty-five minutes a day on non-math content (social studies or

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