Teach Computer Programming in Grade Schools – Sen. Pimentel

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Pimentel Urges DepEd to Teach Computer Programming to Graders Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to include teaching code, known as computer programming, in the K-12 program in grade school. “Coding is now an essential skill due to the prevalence of computers in our daily lives. It should be treated like reading, writing, and arithmetic, not just as a career option,” Pimentel said in a statement Wednesday. In the present K-12 program, ccomputer programming is offered only as a course in senior high school,…