4 Things I learned as a Code Naturally Educator

       1.  Kids have big ideas! As an educator at the Code Naturally Spring camp, I expected to be the one teaching the children, which I did, but I unexpectedly learned from the children as well. Their questions and imagination inspired me. With coding anything is possible, and […]

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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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Refactoring your Code from processing.js to p5.js

  We’ve updated JavaScript libraries from Processing.js to p5.js! Although some of your projects may need slight adjustments in order to work in this updated library, p5.js allows you to program touch interactivity, enable multiple key interactions at once, as well as access the WEBGL renderer to create projects in […]

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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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