It is right around late spring when parents or guardians begin their hunt for camps and activities for their young person. “What makes a good coding camp?”. I often get asked this having taught kids camps for over 15 years.
What if you can control NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter? You can with this simple coding activity built with your own code using Scratch and a cool Mars Ingenuity helo graphic. On April 19th, 2021 NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter took off from the
I was recently asked in an interview, “is Zoom fatigue real”? Yes, Zoom fatigue is real and there are a few tips to help you deal with it. Knowing and applying these five tips, you can possibly avoid Zoom
Did you ever want to build a model of Disney’s Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster? Well…maybe not life size but how about a prototype or miniature version. Some STEM activities are coding only. Some projects are about building things. But when
On December 31, 2020 the software company, Adobe, bid farewell to Flash which is a technology that was a game changer and presents an important lesson for all coders. Microsoft will then begin blocking Windows from running any Flash files.
Computers and smart devices all use accounts that store our information. Passwords are needed to keep our accounts secure but do you protect your passwords? With all we put online or store on our devices, do you practice good password
No-Code and Low-Code software program creation is here and this is what you can do with it. I explain what is “coding” in a prior blog post so if the concept of software programming is still new or “fuzzy” to
If you are a parent, teacher, or someone who provides care for young people, teaching them to be safe safe online should be a top priority. Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the technology and not sure how to manage