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Should Coding be the “New Foreign Language” Requirement?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 1st November 2013 Coding, Cognition and Communication In terms of cognitive advantages, learning a system of signs, symbols and rules used to communicate — that is, language study — improves thinking by challenging the brain to recognize, negotiate meaning and master different language patterns. Coding does the same thing. Students who speak English and Mandarin are better […]

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