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I taught at an after-school program, so I'm not sure how often it's incorporated into the regular curriculum. Definitely seems to be happening more at magnet schools though. I live in an area that has a large engineering industry, and it seems like there's all sorts of STEM magnet schools popping up.

The program was centered around making games, so usually the goal was to replicate some pre-existing game. But they had a lot of freedom in how to implement it. It was cool to see how some of them would really into the logical aspects (interesting scoring systems, adding settings menus) while others would get the basic version of it working and then spend the entire rest of the time on the design or sound effects

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Adam Davis Author

And on the topic of how software has changed the way people think about computers, this article is pretty interesting:

theverge.com/22684730/students-fil...