{Coding} Why students should code, from a 15 year old programmer

Imagine if you grew up around people but never learned the language they spoke to each other. Wouldn’t it be absurd? Yet, technology powers almost everything in today’s world and most children have no idea about language it speaks.

This rapid growth of technology requires a rapid pace of education to follow it, but it is pretty clear that schools are far behind. They just take too long to revise their curriculum. In my current Grade 10 computer science course, CDs are considered hi-tech.

Source: Why I’m Teaching Younger Students At My School How To Code


Words of wisdom, not from a teacher, but from a 15 year old. Number 2 on the list, It empowers children to be more than consumers would be my number one.

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