Hour of Code with Kano

It’s Hour of Code 2016 and our Kano Kit has arrived just in time for us to start tinkering… So we’re going to start with these 8 activities recommended by Kano for the Hour of Code: Make Flappy Bird with Code.org If you’ve been under a rock and you have never heard of Flappy Bird,Continue reading “Hour of Code with Kano”

An Hour of Coding Fun with The Foos by CodeSpark

The mark of a good educational app is one that gets the children engaged without you having to nag them. Sometimes, it differs for each child so you may need to look around to try a few different apps before you find one that works. I confess that aside from Kodable, it hasn’t been easy gettingContinue reading “An Hour of Coding Fun with The Foos by CodeSpark”

2015 Brings Exciting Projects for the Hour of Code

It’s the year 2015 and the Hour of Code is more exciting than ever… About the Hour of Code If you have absolutely no idea what the hour of code is, here it is in a nutshell: The Hour of Code is a global movement with a goal of reaching tens of millions of studentsContinue reading “2015 Brings Exciting Projects for the Hour of Code”

What’s the Big Deal about Coding?

Coding has been hailed as one of the most important subjects of 21st Century education that every child needs to learn, but is it really all that important? Here’s why learning to code is more than just learning another language… “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teachesContinue reading “What’s the Big Deal about Coding?”