Part of the push is to get kids at a young age learning how to code. It serves as a pipeline building tool, getting students interested in STEM careers at an early age that might push them to pursue those careers later in life. But coding can also teach kids problem-solving, creativity and patience.
Coding can get complicated, though. How can educators help children understand intricate, technical topics? What resources are available to them?
With the help of coding educators and experts, Engineering@Syracuse has created “Kids + Coding: Resources for Educators,” a collection of tools and tips to make introducing kids to programming easier.
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