Learning to code without a computer may seem impossible, but it makes perfect sense, especially for kids that do not have access to a computer at home during school closures. More than anything, learning to code requires a lot of analytical thinking and problem-solving. You can play coding games and complete coding activities for kids that can teach concepts without ever looking at a screen.(more…)
CodeWizardsHQ is an online coding school for kids focused on offering the most fun and effective live, online coding classes for kids and teens ages 8-18. The classes are teacher-led, student-centered, and project-based. Unlike self-paced and video courses, CodeWizardsHQ has a structured and progressive curriculum with separate tracks tailored to elementary, middle, and high school students.(more…)
There has been a huge push for introducing kids to computer science over the last decade. Due to this push, many different tech companies and non-profit organizations are making an effort to create educational coding opportunities for young students.
This month’s Top 10 gives you a peek at what a few companies are doing to help boost computer literacy, as well as shows you some interesting information on how some organizations are trying to increase women’s presence in computer science fields.(more…)
Meet Abby and Elliot, siblings who are learning how to code together at CodeWizardsHQ and whose hard work and dedication have led them to be our Students of the Month!(more…)
About Teacher Spotlight: The concept of “students first” is at the heart of everything we are and do at CodeWizardsHQ. We know students learn best when they interact with a talented teacher. We conscientiously hand-select the very best coding teachers, ultimately hiring only the top 2% of applicants. Every month, we go behind the scenes to tell you more about one of our amazing teachers. This month, we bring you Alfonso Montana!(more…)
These two tech powerhouses have joined forces to increase accessibility and diversity in tech.
PORTLAND, OR, February 11, 2020 – An innovative partnership between national nonprofit ChickTech and global coding academy CodeWizardsHQ is doing double duty for advancing diversity in tech! By combining CodeWizardsHQ’s hands-on, accessible online coding for youth ages 8-18 with hand-in-hand donations to ChickTech, one of the nation’s top nonprofits empowering and educating female- and nonbinary-identifying students and adults, the two organizations have found synergy in their shared goals of making the technology industry better for all.(more…)
The importance of computer literacy, computer science education, and learning how to code are finally being recognized by education experts across the globe. This month’s Top 10 presents several articles exploring the best way to teach computing skills to young people and unique ways coding is being effectively introduced and taught.(more…)
Meet the Pergola family and find out how learning to code at CodeWizardsHQ has led Ryan to be our Student of the Month!(more…)
It’s easy to imagine a kid learning coding being stuck in front of a computer for the rest of their lives. However, that doesn’t have to be the case! In fact, coding experience can open up many opportunities and make your child more marketable when they start applying for awards, scholarships, and even jobs! There are plenty of paid coding apps, websites, and books for kids to learn to code. In the digital age, there are even more ways to learn coding for kids, free.(more…)
About Teacher Spotlight: The concept of “students first” is at the heart of everything we are and do at CodeWizardsHQ. We know students learn best when they interact with a talented teacher. We conscientiously hand-select the very best coding teachers, ultimately hiring only the top 2% of applicants. Every month, we go behind the scenes to tell you more about one of our amazing teachers. This month, we bring you Fiona Dossin!(more…)