There’s a lot of hype around teaching children to learn computer programming but what age is a child ready to go down the road of programming. Marshall Brain thinks between 10 and 13 in the article linked above. Scratch is a language designed for children aged 8 and above. Whatever age you believe, this article gives some great links to computer programming languages and pre-programming languages for children of all ages.
Politicians are funny people. They seem to be completely obsessed with short term thinking while saying things like we need to look at the bigger picture. For example, every so often when a multinational company complains that they can’t find workers, some politicians decide that the answer to this problem is to introduce coding into the … Read more Why I’m not excited about the latest coding announcement