A Parent’s Guide to Coding for Kids

A Parent’s Guide to Coding for Kids Open up a world of opportunity for your child by introducing them to coding and computer programming from a young age. Kids are insatiably curious and eager to learn and play, and computer programming opportunities lean into their curiosities, engage creativity, and foster life-long problem-solving skills. Coding programs… Continue reading A Parent’s Guide to Coding for Kids

How to Make a Game on Scratch

How to Make a Game on Scratch Coding skills come quickly for kids who learn on Scratch. Not only is it an entry-level, highly visual, easy-to-learn programming language, but it’s rewarding for kids to be able to create, customize, and play their own games.  Created by the MIT Media Lab, Scratch projects help kids learn… Continue reading How to Make a Game on Scratch

How Minecraft Teaches Coding

How Minecraft Teaches Coding With its colorful characters and immersive open world gameplay, Minecraft is one of those games that grabs kids’ attention in a flash. But it’s more than just a game; it’s also an incredible teaching platform to help students learn about computer programming. TheCoderSchool uses the Minecraft Education Edition to teach coding… Continue reading How Minecraft Teaches Coding

Python Programming for Kids

Python Programming for Kids Python is one of the most powerful, yet versatile and easy-to-learn computer programming languages being used by programmers today. It’s complex enough that companies such as Netflix and Spotify use it, yet it’s one of the more accessible languages to learn, making it an amazing language for kids to learn as… Continue reading Python Programming for Kids

What Do You Learn in Robotics?

What Do You Learn in Robotics? Artificial intelligence is the stuff sci-fi movies, video games, and comic books are made of, and most kids are crazy for them. At theCoderSchool, we help kids learn how to make their own robot come to life by learning how to code. Even kids without previous programming experience can… Continue reading What Do You Learn in Robotics?

Coding for 8 Year Olds: Programming Classes & Camps

Coding for 8 Year Olds: Programming Classes & Camps For young kids interested in computer science, attending a coding camp or taking classes is a wonderful way to help them become tech savvy. While coding may sound like a complicated subject for younger kids, theCoderSchool takes a fun, hands-on approach to teaching the ins and… Continue reading Coding for 8 Year Olds: Programming Classes & Camps

Coding for 7 Year Olds: Programming Classes & Camps

Coding for 7 Year Olds: Programming Classes & Camps Our computer programming classes and camps are all about interactivity and fun. At theCoderSchool, kids learn how some of their favorite games and toys come to life, making coding fun and engaging for kids as young as seven years old. We want to help your kids… Continue reading Coding for 7 Year Olds: Programming Classes & Camps

Coding Classes for Kids – What Works?

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Coding Classes for Kids – What Works? Parents who are researching the right programming language to teach their child often don’t know where to start. And that’s okay, because until about a decade ago, even professional educators weren’t certain which programming language and what teaching methods worked best for kids between the ages of eight… Continue reading Coding Classes for Kids – What Works?

4 Ways Technology is Revolutionizing Education

In order to foster intelligence and innovation across future generations, the world of education is constantly changing. As technology evolves, it brings about new and exciting avenues for educators to give their students the most fulfilling and successful learning experiences possible. Here are some examples: Analytics Data is an invaluable tool. Modern analytics allow teachers… Continue reading 4 Ways Technology is Revolutionizing Education