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Why We’re Opening the Code Center

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“Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.” Steve Jobs “You should open your own code center one of these days.” This is something we’ve heard time and time again over the last few years from friends, parents, teachers, etc. And […]

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Why is it important to teach Programming?

Why is it important to teach kids to program?

There’s no better time to teach kids how to program than now Many students have an inherent curiosity about the technology that they use every day. The idea of “hacking,” “modding,” or customizing a computer or website excites them and gives them ownership of the machines they use at school […]

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10 Coding Myths You Should Absolutely Ignore

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There are plenty of myths surrounding coding. With the digital age now in full effect, the “coding education” industry has grown significantly with apps, handbooks, tutorials, etc., that show children how to code. Learning to code can help kids develop problem-solving skills, improve their creativity, and boost their attention span. […]

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Three Ways to Teach Creativity through Coding

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It’s incredible to see the amount of creativity our students display We know it surprises some people when we say creativity and coding in the same sentence. It just doesn’t compute (pun intended) for some people. These people see coding as computational, mathematical and, sometimes, boring. But there’s a creative […]

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