At the MakerBus we’re often asked by parents and educators for advice on how to teach and learn coding. As more and more of our society moves towards online and digital forms of communication, having a basic understanding of coding and programming becomes an important part of digital literacy. Many educators believe that developing a […]
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At almost every event or workshop we attend, parents ask our team members the same question, “How do I encourage my child to learn about coding?” While there are a number of great learn-to-code resources available today, Scratch is our go-to suggestion. Each week we’ll be posting a new tip or tutorial for learning how […]
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On Friday we had a parent ask us to create a list of resources that he could work on with his daughter. This request came out of a discussion of the cost of after school classes and children’s camps. The parent in question remarked that while getting his daughter invested in learning is his top […]
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