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“One Hour of Code”: Taiwan and Thailand

The Hour of Code is coming to Taiwan and Thailand ! We are very happy to be among the Code.org official partners for Taiwan and Thailand for the upcoming “Hour of Code” event between December 7th to December 13th. Code Adventures will be hosting the “Hour of Code” event in selected locations in Taipei and […]

Michele Furlan Oct 21, 2015 Blog 0 Comment Read More
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Taiwan update #2: Kids Link Taipei

The very 1st Code Adventures pilot in Taiwan has started few weeks ago at Kids Link in Taipei. A class of 10 students is undergoing our 3 months program. The program introduces kids to computer science and covers multiple aspects: understanding computers, human-machine interaction, coding, robotics and soft skills such as teamwork, problem solving and […]

Michele Furlan Oct 21, 2015 Blog 0 Comment Read More
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Taiwan update #1: The 1st Coding Adventure in Taipei

We are very happy to announce that right after the summer we will be performing our very first laboratory in Taiwan in collaboration with a school located in Daan District, Taipei. The course will introduce 6 to 12 years old kids to What is a computer ? Building your own computer Human machine interaction Robotics Coding Web […]

Michele Furlan Oct 21, 2015 Blog 0 Comment Read More

All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school, my number one piece of advice is: you should learn how to code.

Marck Zuckerberg

Michele Furlan Jul 13, 2015 Blog, Quote 0 Comment Read More

Girls can code !

Coding is often seen as a geeky, inelegant, technical thing that would draw the interest of boys only. If we have a look at gender diversity in tech companies it is hard to argue about it.

Tech is still a men’s world but if we look at what women have accomplished in Computer Science, despite this huge inequality, it is undeniably remarkable.

Part of our mission is to make coding and computer programming related subjects more attractive for girls as well, because coding is fun and should be for everybody. […]

Michele Furlan Jul 04, 2015 Blog, Video 0 Comment Read More

Teaching kids to code, and code to learn

Mitch Reisnick from MIT Media Lab, the World’s most famous Computer Science University, is skeptical about the term “digital natives” when it comes to new generations.

You can see young generations being very comfortable and familiar using new technologies to browse and chat, but very little if not none when it comes to create something using them. It is like they can read but not write using new technologies. So he shares the same concern that parents have. […]

Michele Furlan Jul 03, 2015 Blog, Video 0 Comment Read More

The UK is throwing away its great computer heritage by failing to teach programming in schools. Today, none of the world’s leading exponents in these fields are from the UK.

Eric Schmidt

Michele Furlan Jul 03, 2015 Blog, Quote 0 Comment Read More

Teaching kids math through coding

Kids are losing interest in math despite the fact that math is more important to the World now than at any point in human history. Governments and teachers are scratching their heads: on one hand we’re losing interest in math but on the other we’re living in a more and more mathematical world.

How to fix that ? What is the answer ? It’s simple: use computers. […]

Michele Furlan Jul 03, 2015 Blog, Video 0 Comment Read More
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