Hour of Code 2016

The Hour of Code week runs from December 5-11, 2016. The Hour of Code is a worldwide movement which reaches tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries. The event is organized by Code.org, a non-profit dedicated to increasing interest in computer science. The goal of the Hour of Code is to introduce [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|21st century skills, Hour of Code, Teachers|0 Comments

Byte Sized Bomberbot Classes for Adults: Boolean Values

What’s up with Google's logo here?   It’s made in honour of George Boole, who was born exactly 200 years ago on 2 November 1815. He was a mathematician whose work impacted modern logic, algebra and math, and paved the way for modern computer science. He is most famous for constructing a theory on the Boolean, [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|21st century skills, Parents, Teachers|0 Comments

Languages of the Future: Mandarin vs. JavaScript

Which Language to Learn and Why Do you want to equip your kids with skills that give them a lifelong advantage? Want to learn something new yourself and impress strangers? It’s as easy as learning a cool new language. Here’s all you need to know for deciding whether you and your kids should learn Mandarin [...]

By |April 13th, 2016|21st century skills, Teachers|0 Comments

How to teach coding

As coding becomes introduced to classrooms all over the world, we should make sure to teach computer science the right way - by empowering children to mess it up!   Children learning about loops with a visual programming language used in Bomberbot What went wrong when I learned to code I learned to program through online [...]

By |March 8th, 2016|21st century skills, Development child, Teachers|0 Comments