Kids coding

Best Coding Kits for Kids: The Definitive Guide [2020 Update]

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Best Coding Kits for Kids: The Definitive Guide   One of the great things about today’s toys is the fact that they can help kids prepare for the future by introducing them to valuable skills such as coding.   While your child doesn’t necessarily have to be an engineer, coding kits for kids are great…

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BitsBox Review: Everything You Need to Know in 2020

Bitsbox Review

BitsBox Review: Everything You Need to Know in 2020   If you’ve been looking for resources to help your child or student learn how to code, you’ve probably stumbled across a variety of options. There’s also a fair chance that you’ve heard about BitsBox at some point in your journey!   Here at CodaKid, we…

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Osmo Review: Everything You Need to Know in 2020

Osmo Review: Everything You Need to Know in 2020   When we review products and software that teach coding for kids, we set aside several hours to observe our students interacting with each product or website.   In the case of Osmo, I have personally spent over a year observing my six year old daughter…

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Code.org Review: Everything You Need to Know in 2020

code.org review

Everything You Need to Know about Code.org in 2020   If you’ve been looking for resources to help your child learn how to code, you’ve probably stumbled across a variety of options. There’s also a fair chance that you’ve heard about Code.org at some point in your journey!   Here at CodaKid, this is one…

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Scratch vs CodaKid: Which Kids Coding Website is Best for Your Child?

Scratch vs CodaKid: Which Kids Coding Website is Best for Your Child?   Earlier this fall, we took a deep dive into kids coding websites Tynker and CodaKid, both Parents’ Choice Gold Award winners and CODiE Finalists for Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution.   This week we will compare CodaKid and MIT Media Lab’s Scratch,…

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8 Practical Tips for Parents Who Want to Teach Their Kids to Code

Tips for Parents Who Want to Teach Their Kids to Code

Whether you have a career in computer science or whether you are a newbie that is interested in supporting your child’s interests, the art of teaching the basics of programing to kids can be a challenging task.   Common questions that we encounter running a successful online kids coding academy are numerous. When is the best age…

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Why Kids Should Learn Computer Programming (And 5 Quick Tips to Help Them Get Started)

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Today’s kids have remarkably different childhoods than previous generations.   Naturally, just like Baby Boomers or other generations of the past, youngsters in the 21st century are raised by helpful parents and family members, while also becoming subject to the influences from  complex socio-economic and cultural factors of their time.   But children today are experiencing an influence that…

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