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How Kids Can Learn Computer Skills this Summer

Published on May 12, 2022
Summertime is when school ends, so kids can play, explore, grow, and have some fun. Children need free, unstructured time to roam around and figure things out independently. They also need a healthy balance of the opposite: a structured, guided environment to support their learning. While the approaches may differ in form, both are essential […]
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Coding & Problem Solving

Published on April 8, 2022
People are free to see or interpret computer coding in very different ways. Just like a language such as English can be wielded very differently depending on who is writing or speaking it, coding bears the signature of whoever is at the keyboard. Just like mathematicians can take different routes to arrive at the same […]
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Your Brain on Computer Programming

Published on March 17, 2022
The human brain is a fascinating thing. The number of synaptic connections firing per second at any one time is impressive and learning how to code computers involves lots of focus and concentration. A child’s brain develops gradually over the years, and what they do along the way can help or harm this process. Knowing […]
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How Coding Helps Kids Improve Their Digital Literacy

Published on March 4, 2022
Parents today grew up in a very different world of tech than their children. When smartphones first came out, the idea of children handling them seemed somehow uncomfortable. Were young children ready for such advanced technology at such a young age? Today, that question has been answered decisively — yes! Kids live in our digital […]
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Spotlight on Java: The Benefits of Java Coding for Kids

Published on February 17, 2022
Most parents today understand that computers will play a massive role in the future, and they want their kids to know how they work so they can lead rather than follow in the days to come. But beyond that, things get more uncertain. What type of computer skills do they need? If learning to code […]
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Basic Coding Concepts for Kids to Learn

Published on February 3, 2022
When children learn how to code online, they learn a whole lot more than programming. Yes, they’ll walk away with directly transferrable computer skills, but they also gain a whole set of indirect knowledge that will help influence how they think and help them in unrelated situations. Some of the ways may be surprising, so […]
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