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Teaching your Kids to Code – Best Resources

There was a time when coding was considered a hobby for computer nerds and science geeks. The technicalities involved in the process weren’t for everyone, so only the elite programmers had the capability to code. Times have changed now, and…

Hackathon 101

iCode McKinney’s First Hackathon event: February 18, 2019 iCode family – it’s that time of the year and we could not be more pumped: iCode McKinney is hosting its first ever Hackathon! Now we know that some of you are seasoned Hackathon…
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Teach My Elementary Schooler Java!

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If only we had a dollar for every time we’ve heard that… When learning Math at school, students start by familiarizing themselves with numbers, then addition, subtraction and so on. They certainly don’t dive headfirst into calculus in…

STEM or STEAM – What’s Your Pick?

Doesn’t it feel like we had all just got on board with STEM and now all of a sudden everyone’s talking about STEAM? What the what?! What is STEAM? Where did the A come from? Is STEM now rendered ineffective? Which is better for students…
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Does Your Child’s Excessive Screen Time Have You Scratching Your Head In Despair?

Well, put that screen time to good use then! Learning is not just happening in the classroom or behind a textbook anymore; there are several resources out there that can extend your child’s learning process beyond the classroom – and would…

Summer Camps through the Eyes of a Former Student

If you have ever been to a summer camp, you will almost certainly have witnessed an unforgettable experience and remember many great moments. The camp is an experience different from the others for everything that involves leaving home and living…

Top 5 Ways Kids Can Learn About Robotics

Robotics is one of the most perspective and most exciting disciplines one can learn. Not only does it open doors to many possibilities, but it also develops logical and practical thinking and paves the way for a successful career. While children…

Benefits of Learning Coding at a Young Age

When someone mentions the word 'coding,' most people immediately think of either World War II message-intercepting machines and their operators, or a heavily bespectacled younger gentleman typing endless streams of 0's and 1's into a computer…

How Can STEM Shape Your Child's Future?

Whether you're trying to do something as simple as sending a message to a friend or perform a more advanced activity such as editing a video, using technology is inevitably going to be a part of the process. Unless you fancy sending smoke signals,…

STEM Education: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

In this day and age, it'd be hard to find a spot on Earth where modern technology hasn't managed to assert itself as an integral part of everyday life. Whether it's several stories high nuclear-powered warships, or those food preservation containers…