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Coding

Do Programmers Need a Degree?

Over the last decade, programming skills have become more in demand than ever. The reason for this? It’s the digital era we live in, where our phones, televisions, washing machines all require coding to work properly.   Without...

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23rd August 2021

Coding

Do Programmers Need to Type Fast?

“Do programmers need to type fast?” Throughout the last ten years or more, this question has become increasingly popular, regularly popping up on forum boards and websites such as Quora and Reddit. Evidently t is clear to see that many...

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27th July 2021

Coding

Is Scratch Safe For 10-Year-Olds?

You might have spent time browsing the internet for the best way to teach your kid programming and arrived here with us at FunTech. As you will now know, we run a Scratch course for younger children. It’s designed specifically for...

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26th July 2021

Coding

How Do I Teach My Child to Code at Home?

For many parents, teaching their children to code can seem an almost insurmountable task. Not only is the home full of distractions for children, but it can sometimes also prove a difficult environment for adults to teach from, with...

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25th May 2021

Coding

Can Kids Learn Java Coding?

Java is one of the most popular programming languages and will often underpin the technology behind the scenes of many important industries. Java can be used to build complicated systems, groundbreaking apps, and fixing problematic...

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26th April 2021

Coding

14 Cool Facts About Coding & Programming

Coding and programming are becoming more and more popular amongst children the world over. Programming is now a popular past time, with many kids being introduced to coding through games and platforms such as Minecraft and Roblox.  ...

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20th April 2021

Coding

Can a 10-Year-Old Learn Python Coding?

There are many programming languages to choose from and each will have differences, and occasional challenges. Some coding languages are easier to use and others – for example, for very young children, we recommend they start with...

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13th April 2021

Coding

Is Scratch Educational for Kids?

Finding an app that is both fun and educational, plus will appeal to your kids, can be tough – especially if it centres around a subject such as programming. However, the Scratch app has managed to bridge that gap, and it’s actually...

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7th April 2021

Coding

Can a 12-Year-Old Learn Python Coding?

There are many programming languages to choose from and each will have differences, and occasional challenges. Some coding languages are easier to use and others – for example, for very young children, we recommend they start with...

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1st April 2021

Coding

What is Block Coding for Kids?

We’re currently living in what many people consider to be the fourth industrial revolution; the ongoing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology – all of which is made possible with...

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31st March 2021