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Minecraft

Is Minecraft OK & Suitable for 11 Year Olds?

Minecraft is one of those games that almost all parents will be aware of, even if your child isn’t yet playing it. The name and logo are ubiquitous, appearing on t-shirts, lunchboxes, and bags of children all over the UK.   It’s...

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17th August 2020

Tech Courses

8 Benefits of Virtual Learning Environments (Importance of Virtual Classrooms)

During the recent Coronavirus lockdown, many businesses turned to virtual meeting software to help keep their companies running. Many universities will also start their new terms with online lectures, rather than in-person classrooms.  ...

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11th 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

Tech Courses

How Do You Explain a Database to a Child?

Knowing how databases work is an essential skill in the modern workplace. They are a core component of virtually every single business and touch hundreds of everyday transactions more than most people realise.   For children growing up...

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30th July 2020

Minecraft, Virtual Camp

Is Minecraft OK & Suitable for 10 Year Olds?

Minecraft is one of those games that almost all parents will be aware of, even if your child isn’t yet playing it. The name and logo are ubiquitous, appearing on t-shirts, lunchboxes, and bags of children all over the UK.   It’s...

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30th 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