You don't study about the solar system because you want to be an astronomer. You do it because that's the world around us. Same with photosynthesis and most things you learn in school. Computers are all around us, so it's only logical to know about them.
Coding for Kids: Best Age for a Child to Start Coding
If you start coding at 11 years, that’s still amazing. It’s not too late. Based on our research over the last 6 years, there is no real benefit of starting to code too early. On the other hand, there are risks of learning to code when your child is only 7 or even 8 years old.
Should I choose Computer Science for GCSE?
You must choose GCSE computer science if Maths and Science do not phase you. You don’t have to be rockstars in these subjects, but you should at least be okay with them. You might also pick computer science for GCSE if you like solving puzzles or if coding excites you or if you like a challenge.
Top 5 Reasons in Favour of Online Learning
In a world where screens are all around us, what place does online learning have in our children's lives/schedules? Should all extracurricular activities be in-person to balance screen time, or is there a more nuanced approach to how we think about online learning for kids and teens?
The best argument in favour of online learning vs. in-person classes is simply the range of experts in every field available online - when you can learn a skill from the best in the world, why pick someone just because they are local.
A Parent’s Guide to Machine Learning for Kids and Teens
Done in the right order, there are many good reasons for introducing kids to machine learning and artificial intelligence, as you will see below.
In this article, I discuss the terms artificial intelligence and machine learning, the benefits of understanding machine learning for kids and teens, the best way to teach machine learning to kids and the best resources for machine learning for kids and teens.
How To Teach Your Child Coding At Home
I get hundreds of parents asking me how to get their kids started on coding. There are a confusing number of coding apps, platforms, resources and classes, even for the tech-savvy parent. If you are in that camp, let me explain why Scratch is the best resource for your kids to learn how to code.
Top 5 reasons why coding is important for kids
Coding has become such a buzzword, but why is it so important for our children to learn how to code, especially if they are not going to become software engineers. In this article, we make a case for coding for kids