Teaching Kids to Code

How early is too early to teach a kid to code? There are now great programs that introduce kids to the idea of coding. Scratch, a free program put out by the lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT Media Lab. is one of them. Scratch allows you to program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and then it lets you share your creations with others online.

Scratch says that it,

. . . helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.


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