coding

Kids today are busy. With school, sports, activities, chores, projects and friends, it’s hard to prioritize and fit everything in. But there’s one thing I’ve made a priority for each of my three school-age kids, regardless of their interests and talents: they each must learn to code. It’s not that I want them to grow […]

Coding for kids is popular for some very good reasons, the least of which includes potential future career paths. Coding (learning to read and write computer language such as JavaScript, Python, HTML, Ruby, and PHP) shows children how to think logically, problem solve, and understand difficult concepts such as algorithms, recursion, and heuristics. But I think the most important benefit of […]