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UVM Professor Profiles Middle School Tech Camp for Free Press

UVM professor of middle level education Penny Bishop writes for the Burlington Free Press, detailing the 2013 Tarrant Code Camp recently held at the university. The week-long camp worked with Vermont students and educators on methods of integrating technology into the classroom. Bishop says the camp aims to “keep middle school students academically engaged” and address “a general lack of coding and game design taught in schools; and a shortage of trained workers with software skills in Vermont.” Read the story…