How to introduce kids to the concept of programming

Here’s another book to help spark kids’ interest in programming: Bueno, Carlos. Lauren Ipsum: A Story about Computer Science and Other Improbable Things. San Francisco, CA: No Starch Press, 2014. Print. This fiction book will appeal to kids in grades 5-8, who may not feel comfortable diving head-first into computer …

Coding is the new literacy

According to the New Media Consortium’s 2016 Horizon Report (K-12 Edition), one of the short term trends in technology that will have an impact on education in schools is the adoption of coding as a literacy. Coding fosters creativity and enhances problem solving skills, allowing students to become critical thinkers.