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What Are the System Requirements for Scratch?

When parents sign their children up to our Scratch courses, they often ask what the minimum system requirements are. This is so kids can continue learning from home, or take part in our virtual sessions.  Thankfully, Scratch isn’t a...

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4th May 2023

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Coding

Fun Coding Projects for Beginners & Kids: Get Coding at Home

We believe that coding is an essential skill that help set kids up for their future. But it’s not just a useful skill for future careers, but it’s also a great way improve problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. As a result, many...

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24th April 2023

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Coding

Does Coding Help You Think Logically?

At FunTech we believe coding is a valuable skill that all kids should be taught. It is very important today and will continue to be so in their future digital world. Most kids and teenagers learn to code because they want to start...

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20th April 2023

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Minecraft

How Many Lines of Code Are There in Minecraft?

As one of the most successful video games of all time, Minecraft generates many different questions and opinions. One of those relates to how many lines of code there are in the game. We’re going to be honest with you. We’ve not counted...

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20th April 2023

What was the First Roblox Game?

Roblox

What Was the First Game on Roblox?

Rocket Arena was the first game on Roblox. A few years ago, the game’s name was updated to “Classic: Rocket Arena” to reflect its historical significance as being the first ever game. The Rocket Arena game was initially released January...

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30th March 2023

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Tech Courses

What Can I Do With an A Level in Computer Science? (Jobs & Prospects)

FunTech offers a gateway to university to students who take A Level Computer Science. Our course is 100% online and will stretch your ability to apply programming concepts with in-exam coding. It also expands on the theoretical aspect...

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30th January 2023

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Coding

Online Python Classes for Kids

Python is popular programming language known for its use of simple syntax. There are other programming languages that require a more advanced approach, but Python’s concise nature means kids can read and write the code easily if given...

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19th January 2023

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Coding

How Do You Introduce Coding to Kids?

Teaching children how to code, also known as computer programming, is an essential in today (and tomorrow’s) digital world. Not only will a background in coding open up a world of possibilities for your child’s future career, but it can...

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19th January 2023

What to do on Roblox when you are bored?

Roblox

What to Do on Roblox When You’re Bored?

If you’re perhaps a little bored and are looking for fun and engaging ways to pass the time on Roblox, please look at the ideas we’ve put together below. With its huge library of games, activities, and virtual worlds, Roblox has...

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5th January 2023

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Minecraft

How to Learn Redstone on Minecraft

Minecraft’s Redstone feature lets players design and build intricate mechanisms and machines so they can then accomplish tasks such as opening doors, setting traps, and constructing basic computers.  These contraptions are powered by...

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5th January 2023