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How to Best Balance Your Child's Screen Time
parents, STEAM
This week one of our NYC Scratch and Web Dev instructors, Lyuba, shares how she approaches screen time with her child. Here's what she says:
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3 Cool Ways Coding Builds Kids' Critical Thinking
ed tech, STEAM, teachers
The concept of critical thinking has been around since the times of Socrates. How can a 20th century invention build this skill in today’s students?
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Making Magic at NoVa Maker Faire
innovation, parents, STEAM, teachers

Rainy Sundays are typically a day for sleeping in, but by 8 AM on March 19th, – despite gray skies and drizzles – Reston, Virginia was abuzz with hundreds of bright-eyed tech enthusiasts and ‘makers’ toting their creations for the 4th annual NoVa Maker Faire. Lauded as “The Greatest Show...

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“Coding Rocks!” - A Closer Look at Our All-Girls Web Dev Program at SAYA

As spring break approaches, we wanted to highlight one of our NYC-based programs: our partnership with SAYA (South Asian Youth Action) in NYC. SAYA is a non-profit that works with South Asian students across NYC to bring innovative programs ranging from art to debate. We’ve been partnering with SAYA to...

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4 Ways Collaboration Drives Kids’ Coding Achievement
collaboration, ed tech, parents, teachers

Collaboration is one of those words that you hear everywhere, whether in parenting, teaching, or business circles. But what does it really mean, and why is it great for kids? Collaboration means working together to create or produce something. In true collaboration, the end result is greater than the sum...

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