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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

Minecraft

Are Minecraft Servers Safe for My Child?

Kids love Minecraft and many will want to progress from playing the single player version onto entering Minecraft servers with other players.   Whilst the Minecraft game is very kid-friendly providing parental controls have been...

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21st July 2020

Coding

How to Teach Kids Coding

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

Coding

Coding for 8 Year Olds: Parents’ Guide to Classes, Apps, & Games

It’s possible for kids aged 8 years old can get into coding and computer programming in a variety of ways. Learning to code has never been easier, with coding classes, games, apps, gifts, and toys all available to help your 8 year old...

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30th April 2020

Coding

Coding for 7 Year Olds: Classes & Computing Coding Lessons

Kids are being exposed to technology from younger ages nowadays, with many of them becoming adept with smartphones and tablets as toddlers. As they get older, some of them will naturally gravitate towards wanting to understand more...

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27th April 2020

Minecraft

Minecraft Modding Class: Check Now for Availability on Our Kid’s Modding Lessons

Minecraft modding for kids has grown massively in popularity over the last 5 years. But it’s also just one aspect of this game that lends itself particularly well to education. Modding lets children learn fundamental skills that could...

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24th April 2020

Holiday Camp, Tech Courses

The Best Roblox Game Ideas List for Beginners to Get Started With

Roblox offers a platform to design, build, and then play your own games. It uses visual menus within the Roblox Studio to let you make stunning game creations, with the possibilities taken even further when you use your own programming...

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21st April 2020

Tech Courses

Home Schooling Technology Courses & Resources for Kids

The BBC recently released some interesting statistics on home schooling. They found that the number of kids being taught at home had risen by 40% over a three-year period of 2014 to 2017.   With the recent Coronavirus pandemic, those...

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20th April 2020

Tech Courses

Covid-19 | Response from founder

In a few short weeks all our lives have changed dramatically. Firstly, I hope you and your family are well and managing to stay safe in these unprecedented times. For my part, balancing family and running a business that employs over 20...

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17th April 2020