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Coding (programming) is telling a computer, app, phone or website what you want it to do. Some educators and experts are calling it the ‘new literacy’ a subject so important that every child needs to know the basics to excel in our rapidly changing world.

Learning To Code Develops Problem Solving And Computational Thinking Skills. The skills that come with computer programming help kids develop new ways of thinking and foster problem-solving techniques that can have big repercussions in other areas.

Learning to code prepares kids for the world we live in today. Today, computing is involved in almost all aspects of our lives, from communications and education to social media, banking, information, security and shopping. If learners are taught biology and mathematics in order to understand the world around them, then knowing the basics of how computers communicate—and how to engage with them—should be a given.

Coding Is Fun!
Beyond the practical reasons for learning how to code, there’s the fact that creating a game or animation can be really fun for kids.

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