Yes, we’ve all heard coding is a big deal. Where do you start though? We’re going to run through simple free ways to get coding today.
What is coding, and why am I hearing everywhere my child needs to know how to code?
You’re not alone if you feel you’re hearing the words coding and STEM everywhere. Schools tout it on their signs – “We’re a STEM school!” Principals talk about it in their newsletters – “We’re coding” and if we’re lucky our kids casually dropped into the dinner time conversation “dad, I made an app today at school.”
That’s all great, but what are the kids doing, and are they really going to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk?