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Is Coding a Good Career Choice for Kids to Aim For?

Whether coding is a good career choice is a question that many parents might consider at some point during their kids’ educational path. As a leading provider of children’s tech education programs, we believe coding is a great career...

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20th October 2020

Coding

Is Coding Good For Kids?

Increasingly considered as a “new literacy” by many school education commentators, coding is the building blocks for technology including games, robotics, websites, and many other applications. Coding should be looked upon as a...

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20th October 2020

Coding

6 Best After School Coding Classes & Programs for Kids

FunTech is the UK’s leading supplier of coding courses. As well as holiday clubs and virtual camps we also offer after school coding classes that kids can complete using our online learning platform.   Our cutting edge after school...

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25th August 2020

Coding

Is Coding an Important Skill & Essential for the Future?

Kids are interacting with electronic devices on a daily basis, not often being aware of the countless software applications that are running behind the scenes, all of which driven by code. Simply put, our world runs on code, and the is...

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11th August 2020

Coding

How to Explain Object-Oriented Programming to Kids

Everything’s an object, right? Well, almost everything. The assertion that everything is an object is the concept which underlies object-oriented programming, or OOP for short.   The whole paradigm of object-oriented paradigm is the...

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4th August 2020

Coding, Virtual Camp

How Long Does It Take to Learn Roblox Scripting?

So, you (or your child) want to build your own Roblox games? Maybe you want to create games for others to play? For that you will need to learn Roblox scripting.   Now you ask, what is Roblox scripting? How does it work? More...

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4th August 2020

Coding

Coding for 10 Year Olds: Classes & How to Teach

10-year olds are at the ideal age to start learning how to code. By this age, 10 years old better understand the concepts of programming, and can apply those in many different mediums, including popular game platforms such as Minecraft...

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31st July 2020

Coding, Virtual Camp

Is Scratch Hard to Learn: How Easy is it for Beginners?

We’ve been using the Scratch platform to teach kids programming at our summer camps and online courses for many years. In this time, we’ve seen kids aged 7 and up learn the basics of programming and go on to develop their own games...

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30th July 2020

Coding

How Do You Explain Coding to a Child?

The job market for software developers and computing programmers is set to grow 21 percent from 2018 to 2028. It’s a booming industry and there’s never been a better time to teach our children how to code.   However, not all kids will...

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22nd July 2020

Coding

How Can I Teach My Child to Code?

Coding and computer programming are skills that are currently highly desired in the job’s market. This isn’t going to change soon; coders and software developers are going to be even more in-demand over the next two decades.   In fact,...

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30th April 2020