All I want for Christmas is more kids in coding! Coding and STEM have traditionally been fields without much diversity, but these articles are showing a shift. Women, POC, children, and rockstars are sharing their unique gifts through code. Get inspired and find ways to help your kid in their pursuit of coding.
2. Inspirational Women in STEM and Tech: Sunita Kaur of Twitch On The 5 Leadership Lessons She Learned From Her Experience
We love to see women in STEM rise up and take leadership. It can be a hard road to do that in a male dominated industry, but Sunita Kaur succeeded and shares her wisdom in leading as a woman in STEM.
Doctor Who fans can get excited because the Doctor is sharing her curious tools with young coders everywhere. The HiFive Inventor is a fun gift for any Whovian.
We knew that coding early helps open possibilities for girls and minority groups. Bryanne Leeming figured out a way to make coding a whole body experience, making it more accessible to all.
Five stories of kids with one thing in common: they’re using code to address problems. From developing medical equipment to video games for the blind and much more. Check out these kids and get inspired.
Coding isn’t just for STEM careers. Nearly all jobs could be benefitted by knowledge in coding. Even rock stars, like the frontman for Weezer, find that coding makes their jobs easier.
We don’t usually post our own content, but this dictionary is really useful. It’s “Let Me Add a Bookmark so I can Find it Every Time My Kid Starts Talking About Their Coding Classes” useful.
10. Local 13-year-old with passion for coding is trying to make Christmas cheer contagious with light show
The title says it all. Nicholas Burlarley saved up all year to buy the tech for a festive light show. He faced a lot of challenges, including sabotage from a grinch, but that didn’t stall the show.