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‘MYnd Kraft’: 7 Programming-Based Card Games in 1

‘MYnd Kraft’: 7 Programming-Based Card Games in 1

Reading Time: 6 minutes MYnd Kraft, Image: Tharini Rajamohan This post was sponsored by Mynd Kraft. MYnd Kraft is a card game based on programming principles. It is suitable for kids age seven and up, and there are seven different games you can play with the cards. The game is currently funding on Kickstarter. New… Read More

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'Coding in Scratch: Games Workbook' — Programming for Young Coders

'Coding in Scratch: Games Workbook' — Programming for Young Coders

Since teaching some basic programming camps over the last two summers, I’ve had requests from parents of younger children for a similar type of camp, but it won’t be happening in 2016. That said, in order to even consider the request, I’ve been examining various apps and books to see just how I might go about introducing programming concepts to a younger audience. I’ve been looking for something to recommend to parents as a simple way to gauge the interest of a child in programming without being overly complicated or lengthy. The solution I found came from DK Publishing. Read More

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding – Thinking Like a Programmer

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding – Thinking Like a Programmer

As technology continues to intertwine our daily lives, it is more important than ever for kids to develop a basic understanding of how this technology functions. Learning to think like a programmer is the first step in both understanding our current world and creating the next, and Hello Ruby can help set kids on this path. Read More