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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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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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How to Choose the Right Coding Course for Your Kid

Published on January 13, 2022
Enrolling your child in an online computer course is one of the best ways to prepare them for the future. Whether it’s school, the workforce, or simply being alive in a tech-forward age, they’re going to interact with computers, apps, and video games down the road. In fact, they probably are already. This raises an […]
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New Year, New Skills: New Skills Kids Can Build with Coding

Published on January 5, 2022
Many parents enroll their children into coding classes for the most obvious reason possible: they want their children to learn how to code computer programs. This makes sense in a world where people are glued to smartphones and other screens! But learning to code also teaches kids a range of other skills they can apply […]
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Coding Gift Guide: The Best Holiday Coding Gifts for Kids

Published on December 14, 2021
Learning to code is a gift that keeps giving because you can use these skills to keep spinning out new programs, websites, apps, and video games. However, your child is probably unwilling to accept this argument in place of an actual Christmas gift! Let’s take a look at some great gift ideas that kids who […]
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Coding Activities to Keep Your Kids Learning

Published on December 6, 2021
For many young computer enthusiasts, coding is more like a way of life than just a hobby. Other children take a bit longer to come around to coding. Whether your child is dying to weave coding into their daily life, or they could use a gentle STEM skills push, the holidays are an excellent opportunity […]
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Learning How to Code Can Keep Kids Safer Online

Published on November 3, 2021
Kids who grow up today live in a technologically advanced world where countless aspects of everyday life take place within a digital format. The internet is not just a place where kids communicate with friends or like-minded people — it’s also where they play and learn. Introducing young children to core computer concepts like how […]
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Learning STEM Skills Translates to Other Core Subjects

Published on October 21, 2021
Sometimes people talk about STEM skills as if thinking like an engineer translates directly to a few math-related subjects. Learning doesn’t have such strict borders, and knowledge in one type of domain always leaks into other fields. It’s understandable that parents want their kids to learn STEM subjects, so they’re ready to work with computers […]
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