Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning:

1. What’s the best coding language to teach children?
Full story from EdSurge

2. What we can learn about music from sea lions and dancing cockatoos.
Full story from The Verge

3. How passion projects, mindfulness, and gamification create a positive classroom culture.
Full story from eSchool News

4. The limits of teaching grit and its impact on academic performance.
Full story from the Hechinger Report

5. Study shows that great textbooks aren't enough to promote learning.
Full story from Chalkbeat

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