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Coding

Java Classes for Kids: Take the Course Online or a Summer Camp

Java has become one of the most popular programming languages in the world and is used by brands including Google, Amazon, and Oracle. It’s widely used in many industries, including finance, healthcare, and education, and it’s this...

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7th July 2023

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Roblox

Does Roblox Use JavaScript? (Clearing Up the Confusion)

One of our students starting our Roblox Game Developer course recently asked us whether Roblox uses Javascript. The answer is no, and this blog post aims to clear up any confusion about it, and instead explains what coding languages...

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7th July 2023

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Roblox

What is Lua Used For? (Common Applications Including Roblox)

It’s estimated that more than 20 million players are on the Roblox platform daily, and unbeknown to many of them, this means they are interacting with the Lua programming language with each mouse movement and keyboard click they make....

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3rd July 2023

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Roblox

How to Get Roblox Studio on iPad

FunTech offers Roblox coding camps and virtual courses for kids aged 7 to 16. A parent recently asked about Roblox Studio’s compatibility with iPad and whether it’s possible to download the application to iPad. We don’t recommend trying...

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3rd July 2023

STEM clubs near you

Summer Camps, Tech Courses

STEM Clubs Near You (FunTech’s STEM Holiday Club Dates)

FunTech runs a wide range of STEM holiday clubs at various locations in the London area and south of England the school summer holidays. Our STEM clubs give kids aged 7 to 16 the opportunity to learn, have fun, and make the most of...

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27th June 2023

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Coding, Game Design

Is Unity Good for 11 Year Olds?

Unity is a cross-platform game engine that’s behind the development of popular games including Angry Birds 2, Beat Saber, Cuphead, Escape Plan, and Pillars of Eternity. It’s also something that kids can start to learn, providing they...

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15th June 2023

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Virtual Camp

How FunTech’s Virtual Lab Compares to a Physical Face-to-Face Classroom Environment

We’ve recently been extolling the virtues of our Virtual Lab online learning platform. As a regular reader of our blog, or a parent of child on a FunTech course, you will already know how our system offers improved learning when...

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19th May 2023

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Virtual Camp

How FunTech’s Virtual Learning Works… and Gets Better Over Time with Data & Feedback

We’ve previously explained how FunTech’s Virtual Lab provides a better virtual learning experience for children when compared to software such as Zoom and Teams. Our internal tests consistently show that when kids try to learn in an...

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19th May 2023

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Virtual Camp

How FunTech’s Specialist Virtual Teaching Software is Better than Zoom or Teams

Whilst video conferencing software like Zoom or Microsoft Teams can be a useful tool for virtual learning and teaching, there are downsides to using them. In fact, our internal tests show that when kids try to learn in an environment...

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19th May 2023

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Minecraft

What Coding Language Does Minecraft Use?

One of the unique features of Minecraft is the ability to modify the game using code. This is something that kids can learn when they take a Minecraft coding course with FunTech. But just what coding language does Minecraft use? The...

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9th May 2023