Code Literacy

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Thoughts on digital citizenship

Last week I took part in Creative Citizens conference at Royal College of Arts in London. It was two days filled with interesting talks and presentation all based on creative citizenship. Creati...

Esitys ITK 2014 & Mediakasvatus.Nyt seminaarissa

Pidin ITK:n Tutkijatapaamisessa ja Mediakasvatus.Nyt seminaarissa esityksen Ohjelmoinnin lukutaidosta, sekä lyhyesti esittelin väitöskirjatutkimukseni aihetta Luovan ohjelmoinnin menetelmää. Ohess...

Mediakasvatus.nyt 1.4.2014 at University of Helsinki

I will be talking about my research project in Mediakasvatus.nyt event at Helsinki University. As my research is just beginning I will mostly address the importance of code literacy and my prelimi...

Hacking in the sandbox

I visited Bett show the fairly large tradeshow for ed tech held in London this week and had a look around how coding is about to be teached to children. This is specially relevant in Great Britain...

Starting a hackerspace for kids

This january we started weekly teaching for 7 to 10 year olds in Käsityokoulu Robotti, which could be translated as arts & crafts school, but also as a hackerspace or as a makerspace. Käsityök...

Reading zeros (and little bit of ones)

Welcome to my new blog, which is going to be mostly about my research on code literacy. I have just started my doctoral studies at Aalto University, where I will be researching creative coding in a...