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Category: Online Coding Classes

What Your Child Needs for Online Coding Lessons

Published on February 26, 2021
You’ve finally decided to enroll your child in online coding classes — good! That’s the first step. Our programming courses are designed to be easy to take from home. There are just a few things you need to know before you begin, and soon, your child will be working away programming video games and losing […]
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How do Coding Skills Transfer to the Classroom?

Published on February 9, 2021
Sometimes, people have wonderful hobbies that also have secondary benefits. Kids who learn music get to experience and share the joys of instruments like guitar or piano, but playing music also helps improve cognitive abilities related to language, memory, and math skills. Learning to code has many primary benefits and a lot of secondary benefits […]
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The Best Way for Kids to Learn Coding

Published on January 25, 2021
While not everybody learns the same way, some pedagogical approaches work better than others. It’s especially important to find the right path for kids to learn because they’re new to learning, which is all fresh for them. The last thing a teacher wants to do to a young child is turn them off the subject […]
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Signs Your Child Needs Coding Classes

Published on January 12, 2021
Parents want to sign their children up for fun and productive activities, but they don’t always know what they’ll enjoy. Most kids don’t identify their passion right away, and it can be difficult for parents to know before undergoing some trial and error. On the other hand, activities like coding require certain skills and temperaments. […]
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Christmas Coding Games Your Kids Will Love

Published on December 9, 2020
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and at RP4K that means one thing: more coding! We think the Christmas holidays should be spent playing coding games because having fun while coding is the core of what RP4K does all year. The teachers at RP4K are passionate and knowledgeable about coding, but we prefer […]
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How RP4K Gets Girls to Code

Published on November 25, 2020
Real Programming 4 Kids believes passionately in the value of STEM education, but even more than that, we believe everyone should be able to learn about their passions. Historically, careers like engineering and computer science were dominated by men, which takes a long time to undo. According to Engineers Canada, in 2017, women make up […]
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10 Games That Encourage Kids to Code

Published on November 10, 2020
Video games are a great way to get children into coding. Not only is coding the thing that brings games to life, some of them even teach actual coding skills. Sometimes video games are so much fun that children don’t even realize they’re learning. If you want your kids to get a taste for coding, […]
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Tips to Help You Survive the School Year - No Matter What It Looks Like

Published on October 31, 2020
This school year is like no other. In-person attendance is no longer mandatory, with many families opting for online studies at home instead, while high schools have moved to a hybrid model of in-person and online classes in order to reduce the number of students in school buildings at the same time. As kids return […]
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6 Rewarding Careers that Require Excellent Coding Skills

Published on October 13, 2020
The tech world can seem a little opaque to those on the outside. We might rely on products produced by tech companies every day, but what goes into the design and creation of these products can still be a bit of a mystery. Yet over the past twenty years, tech has become one of the […]
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Make Online Learning a Plan for this School Year

Published on September 23, 2020
With so much of the world having moved online recently, some are wary about loading on more and more screen-time. Parents in Ontario were left feeling frustrated by the way school boards handled “distanced learning” in the spring, with many choosing to opt out instead. Nevertheless, there’s still trepidation about the return to the classroom. […]
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