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4 Ways to Get Your Child Started with Coding

Computer programming isn’t just for college students and hackers. Here are four engaging ways to get your kids started with coding. By Ashley Wang It’s pretty clear by now that technology is a force to be reckoned with. Tech companies are ever-growing and demand for programmers has never been higher. Computers dominate our lives right […]

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Bay Area Summer Camp Guide for Kids and Teens

This summer camp guide will help you find camps that fit your kids interests and provide some tips on how to make it easier to plan your summer with the greatest ease.  Bay Area kids benefit from a large variety of summer camps — sports, art, coding, outdoor and specialty camps! Many parents describe the […]

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Coding for Kids: a Guide to Choosing a Coding Camp

Find various coding schools and programming courses that teach kids python, java during summer or all year-round. Get expert tips on picking the right coding camp to fit your child. Technology continues to impact our world at an incredibly rapid pace. As a parent, you may be looking for a way to prepare your child […]

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5 Kid-Friendly Podcasts for Road Trips

Planning a summer road trip? These 5 podcasts can help keep curious kids entertained. By Wendy Chou Your bags are packed, the kids are strapped in, and you’ve hit the open road. As parents, we know all too well that having the right entertainment for a long car trip can make the difference between happy […]

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The Coding Camp Gender Gap

When it comes to computer/coding summer camps, girls are much less likely to attend. Here’s why they should, and how to find a computer camp they’ll love.

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Maker Activities to Make at Home

Need something entertain your kids when they’re not at summer camp? We found these 8 at-home maker activities to keep hands busy and minds sharp.

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Is Sleepaway Camp Right for My Kid?

Considering exploring overnight camps for your children this summer? Two directors share tips to prepare kids for the positive experience of a lifetime.

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Put Coding Camps on Your Kids’ Must-Do List

Our kids are growing up in a digital world. Here’s why a computer coding or programming camp can help them get ahead — and how to find one they’ll love.

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11 Movies, Books, Shows & Apps for Kids Who Code

If your kids are interested in computer programming, here’s a list of books, movies, apps, and TV shows they might enjoy.

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Smart Sites That Boost Kids’ Brainpower

Worried about the time your children spend online? Steer them toward these websites, which can help them explore new interests and expand their knowledge.

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Code Like a Girl: Female-Friendly Computer Classes

Does your daughter love STEM subjects? Enrolling her in a computer coding class may preserve her confidence. Here’s how to find one she’ll love.

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What Modern Kids Need to Know About Computers

Kids want more screen time? Offer these options to build strong skills in keyboarding, online research, internet safety, and yes, video game play too.

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How to Engage Girls in Computers and Tech

Co-founder of Sparkiverse Labs Mare Lucas shares why her company seeks to spark girls’ interest in STEM subjects, and how to do the same for your daughter.

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4 Lifelong Perks for Kids Who Take Computer Classes

Prime your kids for a brighter future in school and the workplace by encouraging them to enroll in camps and classes featuring technology and computers. By ActivityHero Staff How many times can you hear the Angry Birds sound effects (wheeeeeeee), see the blank texting face, and put up with the Call of Duty marathons before […]