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Kāpēc mācīt bērniem programmēt? Why Should We Teach Programming?

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Why Should We Teach Programming?

Are you on the fence on whether or not you should introduce a programming curriculum next school year? The easy answer is that you ABSOLUTELY should! But, for those who are not as easily convinced, we have put together a list of the top 10 reasons why we believe coding should be taught to every child.

Four Reasons Why Kids Should Learn Programming

In the past few years programming has become very popular - moving out from the narrow domain of the "geek" to the broader world, including the K-12 education space. Earlier this year, President Obama asserted and endorsed that requiring computer programming education in schools made sense.

8 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn to Code

Jack Lawicki is a Grade 5/6 Teacher who is passionate about learning and teaching the skills we all need to be successful now and into the future. He believes in providing opportunities for people to become successful 21st Century Learners by learning computer science.

Coding for Kids: Why Teach It?

From the practical to the philosophical, five reasons to expose children to programming. The coding education movement is growing. From the Hour of code movement through to the UK's drive to teach coding for kids in schools, teachers and parents are embracing the idea of computer programming courses for children.

CodeREV Kids - Why coding?

Traditionally in the U.S., programmers begin to craft their skills while in college. However, those who have led and transformed the field of programming begin their education in technology before entering college, often teaching themselves and learning from mentors in high school or even middle school.


Computer science is a foundational science for the Digital Age. It develops students' computational and critical thinking skills and shows them how to create, not simply use, new technologies. This fundamental knowledge is needed to prepare students for the 21st century, regardless of their ultimate field of study or occupation.

Is the best second language Java, Python, or Ruby?

By Hank Pellissier Our children won't be using Java, Python, or Ruby to chat with foreign strangers on trains in exotic locales, but these computer programming languages used in developing web pages and mobile apps may be the most important second, third, or fourth language your child will ever learn.

Top Ten Reasons to Code Steve Jobs once said, "I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think." How does it do that? When you code, you teach a computer how to do something. But computers don't think like humans.