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The Many Social Benefits of Weekly Coding Classes

Published on February 22, 2024
In the public imagination, computer coding is not exactly associated with being a social butterfly. Hollywood movies have shaped and warped perceptions about programmers and how they interact with other people. From classic, much-beloved shows like The Simpsons and The IT Crowd, computer programmers were not depicted as having a thriving social life. Thankfully, in […]
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How Parents Can Create a Coding-Friendly Environment at Home

Published on February 8, 2024
Parents want their children to have fun learning new, vital skills, and that’s why many sign up their kids for online coding classes. Learning how to program is a foundational skill in our digital world and tech-heavy economy. But aside from enrolling their kids in classes, how can parents help create a coding-friendly environment at […]
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Exploring How Coding Concepts Can Be Applied to Real-Life Situations

Published on January 29, 2024
Sometimes, when we learn a new subject, what we absorb gets applied down the road in surprising ways. You never know how a math lesson may assert itself later in contexts that have nothing to do with crunching numbers. For example, kids learn problem-solving when they do math, but thinking on their feet can help […]
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New Year, New Skills: Kickstart the New Year by Enrolling Your Child in Weekly Coding Classes

Published on January 15, 2024
It’s the start of another New Year, a time when people traditionally make promises or resolutions to improve in some fundamental way. Many resolve to better their health by dieting or going to a gym. Some resolutions are more philosophical, as when people commit to being a better friend to those in their inner circle. […]
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Milestones and Metrics: How to Measure Coding Progress for Kids

Published on December 21, 2023
For parents, measuring their children’s progress in coding lessons may be trickier than it seems at first. What is the metric for success? The answer is perhaps philosophical. A subject involving STEM skills often uses numbers or statistics, but not everything can be quantified so neatly. Let’s look closer at the considerations parents should take […]
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Burnout Prevention for Young Coders: Techniques to Stay Calm and Focused While Learning to Code

Published on December 6, 2023
Even the richest, most rewarding concepts can get tiring or tedious if you study them the wrong way or without ever taking a break. Some people think that diving headlong into a subject is necessarily the best way to absorb the material, but that’s not true! Plunging yourself too deeply can backfire by causing boredom […]
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