The movement to teach kids (and adults) to code has really been gathering steam in the last five years. What’s happened since then? What’s going to happen in the future?
What’s it like to learn to code? Is it like learning science, or math like many parents traditionally assume? Or is it more like learning music? If you’ve read this far, you’ve guessed our answer – it’s a lot more like music.
Not sure what programming language your teen/pre-teen should learn first? Python? Java? See what we think and have seen from our experience.
Did you know that women were at the center of the invention of computer science? From Ada Lovelace in the 1800’s to the women at the core of computing during the World Wars and our flight to the moon, women have left their indelible stamps on the field of Computer Science.
A Google employee recently wrote a controversial memo about women and their evolutionary differences as it related to their propensity to code. Are men really better equipped and more likely to major in, get a job in, and rise to the top in computer science?
Parents have lots of options these days in getting their kids to code. Find out what they are in this blog.
Looking for ideas to teach kids coding concepts without a computer?
How should parents deal with the overwhelming amount of tech our kids use every day? Here’s one coder’s opinion.
Ever wonder if a kids education franchise is right for you? This article (original written for Franchise Handbook) gives you some insight on what it’s like to run one, and might even help you see if it’s right for you.
Read this before teaching your 6 and under child how to code. It’ll give you a good perspective and some great ideas on how to do it.