Meet our coding champs!
Coding Kids has been teaching kids to code since our inception in 2017. Across the course of our journey from fledgling start-up to fledgling business, we’ve met more than a few amazing kids who have made unbelievable strides in their time with us. Today, we…
10 benefits of coding that have nothing to do with coding
Coding is not just about learning a programming language and how to write lines of code. There are so many benefits of coding that support the development of a well-rounded student. Here are 10 benefits of coding that have nothing to do with coding: 1….
Why should my kids be learning to code?
We explore the reasons it’s important for your child to be learning to code Childhood starts with crying. Everything is unfamiliar at first, but it becomes more endearing with time: when they cry, you feel them; when they fall over, you help them up; when…
Creativity + Curiosity = Coding
I recently listened to a Tim Ferriss’ interview of Karlie Kloss on his podcast ‘The Tim Ferriss Show’ . I really loved how Kloss describes coding as a language for creative expression and a powerful enterprise tool that enables and empowers. For those of you who…
Scratch projects to support learning computer programming concepts
Learning computer programming concepts can be a bit tricky. The team at Coding Kids have developed a series of Scratch projects to help our students explore computer programming concepts. Some concepts can be a bit tricky to understand, but if we can explore them in a fun, visual and playful way, it is possible to pick up. See our list below to find Scratch projects that may suit your learning needs.
How to introduce a coding program in your child’s school
“I tried starting a coding club at the school. I think the school and parent committee are still talking about it.” Are you struggling to get a coding club started at your school? Here is how we can speed up the process and start one right away.
What is the point of STEM toys?
I was recently asked to complete a survey for STEM educators regarding the benefits of STEM toys. Here are my thoughts.
Coding is for everyone. Now available in Auslan.
Learning to code is for everyone. Coding is a tool that enables you to build your own projects. We want to make coding classes accessible to everyone because it is such a powerful and enabling tool. Learning to code is now available in Auslan and many other signed languages.
Does your child lack confidence at school?
Participating in a coding club often works as a confidence booster for students who lack confidence in a traditional academic environment. Learning to code requires an acceptance that making mistakes is a part of the learning journey.