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Why Coding is a Super Power

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : January 13, 2019

Who wouldn’t want to have an awesome super power?  But sadly—or maybe fortunately, depending on how you look at things—being able to fly faster than a speeding bullet or leap tall buildings in a single bound isn’t possible in our currently reality.

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Ensuring Kids’ Success in a Changing Technological Landscape

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : January 6, 2019

Technology is changing at such a rapid pace that it’s almost impossible to predict what jobs will be available in the next generation. With this exponential rate of growth and change, many careers that exist today won’t be around in 15 years.

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Teaching Resourcefulness through Computer Programming

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : December 30, 2018

Children today have access to more information and have more to learn and process than ever before. Unless they develop skills that help them stay organized, solve problems, and make decisions efficiently, they’ll be frustrated by information overload instead of gaining the knowledge they need to be successful.

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Learn About Graphic Design at Summer Camp

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : December 22, 2018

Graphic design is one of those rare careers where you are likely to know from an early age that its what you want to do. You’ll already be really good at drawing and designing things, and it’s probably one of your favorite things to do.

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Understanding the Differences Between Digital Literacy and Coding

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : December 16, 2018

Digital literacy is sometimes confused with computer programming when we talk about technology education, but the two skills are distinct. Today’s school-aged children have never lived in a non-digital world and have grown up with technology as part of everyday life. READ MORE

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The Educational Benefits of Kids Learning to Program

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : December 9, 2018

As a parent, you may wonder how to turn your child’s interest in computers and electronic devices into something productive that benefits them. Most of what the majority of kids do with computers and phones these days can seem quite unproductive.

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Learning To Program Is So Easy A Kid Can Do It

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : December 2, 2018

Computers can do so much these days. They’re practically an indispensable part of life for many people, and they help make it possible to provide public services to us like electricity, running water, and public transport. Plus of course all the applications in business and industry.

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Some Things To Know About Computer Programs

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : November 25, 2018

Without computer programs, many things in our modern way of life simply wouldn’t work.  Trains would come to a standstill, hospitals would no longer be able to function in a systematic way, kids wouldn’t be able to watch cartoons on YouTube, and yeah… the world would just be a darker, less efficient, and less fun place to live.

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Game Modding And What It Can Teach You

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : November 18, 2018

What most kids love about computers is that you can play all kinds of games on them.  Seriously, that’s a lot of fun.  But what you may not already know is that many games allow you to make changes to them so you can make them even more fun, or you can experiment with all kinds of crazy things.

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Advantages of Project Based Learning

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : November 11, 2018

There are many different teaching methods and learning styles, but for somewhat obvious reasons, project-based learning tends to be the most successful.

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You Can Make Your Own Robots

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : November 4, 2018

What kid doesn’t dream of having their own personal robot?  I’m not talking about some little plastic toy robot that blinks and buzzes (those can be fun too), but a real robot that can make decisions, help you do things, and even just hang out with you.  Robots aren’t always the best of company, but they’re cool enough that you won’t mind.

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You Can Make Your Own Computer Games

Author : Guest Blogger
Date : October 28, 2018

Computer games are a lot of fun and can even be a little bit addictive, which is why sometimes grown-ups think we play them too much and suggest we should try doing other things. But you know what’s even more fun than playing games?  Making games!

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