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HTML For Kids: A Parent’s Guide to Getting Started

HTML For Kids: A Parent’s Guide to Getting Started Want to get your kid interested in computer science? Learning HTML is a great way to start. HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is a programming language used to create web pages. By learning the foundations of HTML code structures, kids can build a real live web page… Continue reading HTML For Kids: A Parent’s Guide to Getting Started

What Is Roblox? : A Parent’s Guide

What Is Roblox? : A Parent’s Guide Roblox is a popular gaming platform used by kids of all ages. Advertised as an “imaginative platform,” it strives to bring gamers and coders together through play and shared interests.  Released in 2006, millions of players enjoy this award-winning game world. The free app welcomes young gamers to… Continue reading What Is Roblox? : A Parent’s Guide

The Ultimate Parent’s Guide to Java for Kids

The Ultimate Parent’s Guide to Java for Kids  Kids of all ages can find fun in learning how to code, and once they get started, you’ll be amazed by how easily they can advance their skills. Not only will learning the basics of computer science pave the road for an amazing future career, but it… Continue reading The Ultimate Parent’s Guide to Java for Kids

The Complete Guide to Coding for Teens

The Complete Guide to Coding for Teens  There are many real-world learning opportunities for students, but learning computer programming skills can really set a motivated teenager apart from the rest. With a thriving tech industry expected to grow, teens represent the next group of students preparing to enter the workforce.  Many teens already have computer… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Coding for Teens

What Are the Benefits of Coding for an Autistic Child?

What Are the Benefits of Coding for an Autistic Child? Families of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can relate to the importance of finding enriching activities, games, and toys that support their kid’s curiosities. For many autistic students, activities like computer science and software development are a natural fit for their interests and… Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Coding for an Autistic Child?

How to Explain Coding to Your Child

How to Explain Coding to Your Child The fundamentals of coding aren’t complex no matter how intimidating they seem. Coding can easily be interpreted to teach kids about computer science and software development.  Start simple when you’re talking to your child about the world of coding. Explain to them that coding is a way of… Continue reading How to Explain Coding to Your Child

How to Incorporate Minecraft into Homeschooling

How to Incorporate Minecraft into Homeschooling Game-based learning is a powerful tool for any homeschool curriculum, and it’s favored by families and educators alike. Whether you’re educating a high school student or a seven-year old, the Minecraft: Education Edition platform provides an unmatched opportunity to foster creative thinking skills. Playing in Minecraft also reinforces skills… Continue reading How to Incorporate Minecraft into Homeschooling

Best STEM Toys That Teach Kids How to Code

Best STEM Toys That Teach Kids How to Code If you thought your kids were too young to begin to learn how to code, think again. Coding skills are easily adapted for even the youngest learners, and educators have been integrating coding education into STEM toys more and more over the last decade.  STEM toys… Continue reading Best STEM Toys That Teach Kids How to Code

5 Best Programming Languages for Kids and Teens

5 Best Programming Languages for Kids and Teens Children love to code — which is why parents are always on the lookout for easy programming languages for kids.  But what if you don’t know your CSS from your HTML? How do you choose from the many child and teen-friendly programming languages on the market? Don’t… Continue reading 5 Best Programming Languages for Kids and Teens

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