Jeremy Keeshin is the CEO and Co-founder of CodeHS, the leading coding education platform for schools used by millions of students. He joins Mike for this episode to talk about his new book Read Write Code. We begin with Jeremy’s origins teaching computer science while at Stanford before founding CodeHS and becoming an expert in computer science education and education technology, visiting hundreds of schools all over the world.
Then Jeremy explains how coding is the new literacy – the equivalent of reading in the post-Gutenberg Renaissance – and how he’s trying to demystify the world of computers, starting at the beginning to explain the basic building blocks of today’s tech: programming, the internet, data, apps, the cloud, cybersecurity, algorithms, artificial intelligence, and more.
If coding is as essential for the future of work as reading and writing, you’ll want to listen in to learn how to teach and understand coding and digital literacy to everyone beginning with kids in K12. You can learn more about Jeremy at JeremyKeeshin.com
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Keeshin, J. (2021). Read Write Code: A Friendly Introduction to the World of Coding, and Why It’s the New Literacy. Lioncrest Publishing.