coding for kids

teacher learner
What if we became laser-focused on introducing children to bots, drones, 3D printers, and coding in high school, middle school, and elementary school? We could raise a new generation of inventors, creators, makers, and problem-solvers.
5 comments Posted 8 Sep 2015 by Dr. Bryson Payne Feed
Community Moderator Don Watkins reviews Bryson Payne's "Teach Your Kids to Code," a book he says is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn to code.
0 comments Posted 7 Sep 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Michael Taggart explains why learning Python is the best path for students after the usual learn-to-code activities.
1 comment Posted 4 Sep 2015 by Michael Taggart Feed
Open source code for a better food system, code with grass image
The Python Turtle graphics provide easy and fun ways to teach kids programming basics.
5 comments Posted 19 Aug 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
This week in open source games
In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we check out the new Steam Discovery Update, Youth Digital's open source game development classes, and more!
0 comments Posted 27 Sep 2014 by Michael Harrison Feed
kid universe
Coding is the language of the future, with the power to create and modify the computer programs and websites that increasingly shape our day-to-day lives. While millions of people in the United States spend hours each day engaged with interactive technologies, relatively few truly understand how... Read more
10 comments Posted 15 Apr 2013 by Rebecca Lindegren Feed
Open up
Computer programming can be a fun hobby, as I learned when I programmed Apple II computers last century. Back then, I'd lie on my bed and dream up some educational game, then run over to my Apple //c to bring the game to life. Sometimes in less than two hours I could go from raw idea to working... Read more
2 comments Posted 30 Jan 2013 by Phil Shapiro Feed