Coding is as essential to our kids’ education as all the mainstream lessons our children participate in at school. Now more than ever tech leaders and IT Coding Organisations are touting the importance of the skill in students emerging into higher learning and the workforce. The journey must start early and embedding these skills into early learning will prepare students for the future.Learning how to create the stuff on which our modern society runs will ready future generations to make the things that the rest of us will use.
Tynker, a company that creates self-paced and school-based coding lessons for kids, has partnered up with Apple’s Everyone Can Code program to provide two new courses for students in Kindergarten to 5th grade. The free curriculum available via the free iTynker iPad app — is also integrated across two new curriculum modules for teachers in iBooks.