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Finland Eyes Programming Classes for Elementary School Students

November 18, 2013View for printing

Elementary school students in Finland could be adding coding and programming to their nightly homework routine in the near future.

Potentially following in the footsteps of neighboring country Estonia, Alexander Stubb -- the Finnish Minister of European Affairs and Foreign Trade -- told Mashable that teaching basic programming skills to young kids in the classroom is on the country's radar.

By Samantha Murphy Kelly

Full Story: http://mashable.com/2013/11/16/finla ... paign=daily

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