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14 Essential Coding Definitions Parents Should Know
collaboration, ed tech, parents, STEAM

As we’ve mentioned before, communication is a vital 21st Century skill, even in coding classrooms! However, students first need to learn the language of coding before they’re able to communicate well in coding classes with peers, instructors, and machines. With that in mind, we’ve created a small glossary of important...

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4 Vital Communication Skills in Coding Classrooms
collaboration, ed tech, parents, teachers
In a world full of new devices and technologies, many worry about young students developing some of the most essential professional and life skills—soft skills. Topping the list of concerns is communication skills. How will our kids learn to communicate with one another when their faces are always buried in some sort of screen?
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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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The 4Cs – “Super Skills” for 21st Century Kids (Free Printable)
collaboration, ed tech, innovation, parents, STEAM, teachers

Communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. These are the keys to success in the 21st century - both in and out of the classroom. Educational researchers and teachers around the world believe that a great classroom experience gives students ample time to practice and hone the 4Cs. These skills prepare...

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3 Reasons to Send Kids to Tech Camp
collaboration, ed tech, parents, STEAM

The opportunities are endless for your kids this summer. Should they keep up their academics, spend time outdoors, just relax, or expand their horizons in some other way? More and more parents are choosing a combination of all to enrich their child or teen’s summer. Recently, there has been a...

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