Back in 2017, LEGO introduced BOOST, a cool way to help kids learn to code. Now the company has announced the latest product in the lineup. The LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Commander kit will include R2-D2 and two other programmable droids.
This little robot is called Artie 3000, which sounds like a bad 1980s robot movie. Created by Educational Insights, it’s a programmable robot that encourages kids to code through art.
There are plenty of toys for kids that encourage problem-solving, but this one is kind of unique.
Google is always looking for new technical talent. So teaching kids how to code makes sense. That is why the company announced that they’d teamed with Wonder Woman to inspire teen girls to learn coding. Made with Code is a Google initiative that encourages teen girls to pursue coding, and has released a new Wonder Woman-themed coding project.
Kids these days seem to be getting smarter earlier. But how soon is too soon to start your child on the path to a career as a developer? The answer, apparently, is preschool age. Fisher-Price thinks preschoolers should be taught to code and they have a toy to help.
I’m not going to pretend to know anything about coding and programming languages. Sometimes I even forget the correct format for the A HREF thing. And I call it the A HREF thing. So I’ll let the Code Cards speak for themselves.
I think one reason why so many people are into instant messaging and online chatting is because of the level of anonymity that it gives to the users. You can just sign on to some chatroom using a different name and a random picture on the Internet, and the users will be none the wiser.