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.
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.
Scientific studies continue to support the educational and developmental benefits of learning how to code. This month’s Top 10 provides several articles detailing the benefits of learning how to code along with industry news and some great holiday and winter coding activities for kids of all ages.
Young women continue to make news as they forge a path into STEM and coding careers. This month’s Top 10 highlights recent accomplishments by young women and young innovators, along with several articles featuring the future of science.
The tech industry, parents, and students are literally screaming for better coding literacy programs in our schools. Technology skills are critical to the future success of our children. The common threads in this month’s “Top 10” are education and diversity.
Technology, innovation, and creativity are shaping and changing our world at an alarming rate. In this month’s Top 10 there’s a clear focus on how creativity and innovation transform our world – sometimes in controversial ways.
As the world becomes smaller, we wonder how we impact this planet. Sometimes we wonder and worry about the future. September’s Top 10 posts reveal concerns and hopes for a future impacted and driven by technology.
The opportunity to build a career in technology should be available to every child, no matter their background, gender, nationality, or identity. This month’s Top 10 focuses on opportunities for women in technology fields, as well as other topics. Girls should be given access to quality coding and STEM programs and encouraged to enter technology careers. Diversity in the workplace benefits everyone.
Technology innovation is exploding at a pace never before seen in history. Parents and students are paying attention and taking action. Learning programming and coding skills isn’t a luxury – it’s a critical path for success.
Here are 10 resources for parents interested in coding for their children.
Kids should learn to code because certain benefits of coding help to build a foundational shift that is much needed in today’s world of technology.
Whether we read our favorite book, make our shopping list (remember our dear Alexa?), or talk to our friends (yes, I mean Whatsapp!), we use software apps. These apps enable us to do everything in a more fun-filled way.