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Sunday, May 10 • 16:15 - 17:00
How to teach kids to program BEGRÄNSADE

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As computers become ever more and more present in our world knowing how to make them obey our commands become increasingly important. Join Peter Armstrong LeanPub.com founder, author of "Programming for Kids" and former software developer, Santeri Koivisto, former teacher and creator of MinecraftEdu which has been used to teach thousands of kids how to program and Dr. Hind Zantout expert in "Scratch", a programming language explicitly designed to make it easy to learn how to program in a discussion on challenges and opportunities, tips and techniques for how to teach children to program.

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Andreas Hägglund أندرياس هاغلند

Founder مؤسس, Systemvaruhuset & Agile Middle East أجايل الشرق الأوسط
| | Andreas is an experienced Change Agent that is helping companies and organizations to become more efficient and productive using Lean Management. He is a certified Scrum Master as well as a certified Facilitator and Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant. He combines consulting with teaching classes in Lean and Agile Management. | He's passionate about Continuous Improvement and believes most problems in businesses originates from... Read More →

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Santeri Koivisto

CEO مدير تنفيذي, TeacherGaming LLC تيتشر غيمينغ محدودة المسؤولية
| Santeri Koivisto is CEO of TeacherGaming LLC, the company that is developing MinecraftEdu and is about to change how the world is looking at games in education. Santeri, the son of a teacher and an entrepreneur, was one of the small percentage of applicants accepted into teacher training at University of Eastern Finland and got a Master in Applied Education. As an avid gamer he was disappointed by the quality of educational games on the market... Read More →
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Peter Armstrong بيتر آرمسترونج

Co-Founder مؤسس مشارك, Leanpub.com لين باب دوت كوم
Peter Armstrong is the co-founder of Leanpub and the author of 4 books: Programming for Kids, Lean Publishing, Flexible Rails and Hello! Flex 4. He has over a decade of experience as a software developer, with 8 years of experience doing software development at Silicon Valley startups. Peter coined the term "lean publishing" to describe the act of self-publishing an in-progress ebook. He has written a manifesto about lean publishing; Leanpub... Read More →
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Hind Zantout هند زنتوت

School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences. كلية الرياضيات وعلوم الحاسوب, Heriot Watt University Dubai Campus جامعة هيريوت وات دبي
Dr. Zantout teaches undergraduate and postgraduate degree program courses in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences. She is a member of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT, active in the Middle East Section. Her academic interests include teaching and learning, business information systems, knowledge economy, e-government, Internet governance and user interaction, She is a strong believer in life-long learning, and keen on... Read More →

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Abu Dhabi Education Council

Abu Dhabi Education Council
The Council seeks to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, implement innovative educational policies, plans and programs that aim to improve education, and support educational institutions and staff to achieve the objectives of national development in accordance with the highest international standards.


Sunday May 10, 2015 16:15 - 17:00
Tawasul تواصل ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE

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