How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Code | LifeHacker

Whether or not your child grows up to be the next Zuckerberg, programming is a highly useful skill for him or her to learn. It teaches vital problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills. Plus, it can be downright fun for you both. Here are some of the best tried-and-true apps for teaching kids of all ages how to code.

via How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Code | LifeHacker

Apps discussed cover from the very young to older learners and include:

  • Daisy the Dinosaur
  • Move the Turtle
  • Hopscotch
  • Scratch
  • Stencyl
  • App Inventor
  • Alice
  • Pluralsight video lessons
  • Codeacademy, Khan Academy

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