My note: no, it is not
Tech’s push to teach coding isn’t about kids’ success – it’s about cutting wages
My note: it is NOT about creating masses of programmers and driving the salaries down, as the author claims; it is about fostering a generation, which is technology literate. A doctor, knowing how to code will be a better doctor in the era of IoT; a philosopher knowing how to code will be better in the era of digital humanities.
more on coding in this IMS blog