‘Kids Code’ Videos

  • Jonathan Brinley: Raising kids with code

    Jonathan Brinley: Raising kids with code

    WordCamp US 2017Speaker: Jonathan Brinley

    December 10, 2017 — If I had a dollar for every time I wished for a clone to help me get all my work finished… well, let’s just say it costs a lot more than that to raise a couple of kids.

    As a parent, an educator, and a professional WordPress developer, I’ve given coding a central place in my children’s curriculum. Through games, Minecraft mods, and (of course) WordPress, they’re learning the basics of programming, site administration, and even entrepreneurialism. They’re not ready to take over my job (yet), but they have a great head start toward a future where programming skills pervade nearly every career.

    Let’s take a look at some of the approaches, tools, and communities available to us as parents and educators. Our children will grow up to face a new kind of digital economy. We can help them learn the skills they need to thrive

  • Sandy Edwards: Kids and Code: The Facts and The Future

    Sandy Edwards: Kids and Code: The Facts and The Future

    WordCamp US 2017Speaker: Sandy Edwards

    December 10, 2017 — This session is all about kids and code. We will discuss why you should teach your kids to code. We will cover how to teach your kids to code. We will even talk about how to keep your young bloggers safe online.

    We will cover resources and what you as a parent, or teacher need to know to make sure your child is ready for the future in code.