This week we started to teach our 8 years old twin’s computer programming. Working on Internet and having skills in computer programming we started without problems. Teaching computer programming to your kids can be difficult, especially for those who aren’t familiar with coding. Make sure your kids start by learning scripting languages like HTML (with CSS) and Java script. Then, Python who is a powerful, expressive programming language that’s easy to learn and fun to use.
These are a few Websites that you can share with your kids to help them start learning about programming.
Code.org A non-profit foundation, code.org is a free coding website for kids to get started in coding. It features web resources, tools, apps, and a list of local facilities that offer programming for kids.
Scratch is one of the most popular coding tools for kids, and it’s designed to help students with little to no coding experience. Scratch is a visual programming language and online community targeted primarily at children, by coding with bricks in the editor. Users of the site can create online projects using a block-like interface.
Tekkieuni is a virtual school brought to you by the eTeacher Group, an international company that operates leading virtual schools throughout the world. All of their pedagogical structured lessons are taught via live video streaming, allowing the kids to connect and interact with the teacher and their fellow classmates in real time.