January 22, 2019 — Know a young child interested in learning computer science and coding, but the child’s reading level makes it difficult to know where to start? You’ve come to the right place! In this session we will go hands on with free online games that teach computer science and coding techniques to children as young as 4! These programs start with pre-reader courses and grow with your child so they can use the same program for years to come.
January 22, 2019 — In this session the kids and I, will talk about the obstacles we face in getting them to focus on building their entrepreneur ideas. Parents are busy with work and responsibility, sure we want to help our kids build their ideas. Why haven’t we yet? How can we help them do it themselves using WordPress? Let’s talk about helping create the kidpreneurs of the future!
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
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.
May 17, 2017 — An insightful interview with several youths ages 6-14. The focus? How they publish on the web in 2017.
What tools do they use? What are their friends using, and why? Do they publish with WordPress?
Why are these questions important to the larger WordPress community? Because it’s vital for current WordPress users, developers, and product maker to know what the next generation is using. When it comes to technology, you don’t adapt – you die. And getting an insight to how youth is publishing on the web is one way to figure that out.
May 17, 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.