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Coding First Impressions

Coding First Impressions

As we strive to continuously improve the experience for new students to Start Code, one question is always important. What do we want the kids to gain from their experience with a first coding language? 
Encouraging Creativity

Encouraging Creativity

A great Wired article looks at the pace of innovation and occurrence of human geniuses across history.  Based on statistical research, human ...
Girl Power in Technology

Girl Power in Technology

A New York Times article looked at recent data on the difference in pay between men and women.  A company called PayScale examined a wide variety o...
Apple Unveils Swift

Apple Unveils Swift

Apple unveiled a new programming language called Swift this week to make development for their platforms easier and more intuitive. With Swift, App...

Should Everyone Learn to Code?

Should everyone learn to program? This question has been posed in many news and blog posts recently. Given the reach of technology in today's world...