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Getting Ready for the AP Computer Science A Exam with Coder Sports

Spring’s around the corner, and that means AP exams are too. At Coder Sports Academy, we’re all about getting our hands dirty with code, especially when prepping for the big test season. We’ve got a unique way of doing things here that we think really sets our students up for success. First off, we’re big …

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New Courses at Coder Sports Academy!

Now Parents can join the Fun! At Coder Sports Academy, we believe in the transformative power of coding. It’s not just about writing lines of code; it’s about nurturing creativity, fostering critical thinking, and empowering both children and adults to shape the future. We’re thrilled to announce three new courses that cater to different age …

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Nurturing Future Leaders: Overcoming Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in STEM Co-op Programs

Introduction The development of leadership skills is crucial for the personal and professional success of today’s youth. Early exposure to leadership opportunities, such as those provided by co-op programs, can greatly benefit students as they prepare for their future careers. In this blog post, we will explore the challenges faced by young STEM co-op leaders …

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Helping Children Learn to Code: Striking the Right Balance with Robotics Programs

Introduction:In today’s technology-driven world, programming skills are more valuable than ever. Introducing children to coding at a young age can set them up for future success. While many parents and educators turn to robotics programs like First Robotics as a means to teach children coding, it’s essential to consider a balanced approach that also includes …

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A Parent’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Computer for Your Child’s Coding Journey

Is your child showing an interest in learning to code? That’s fantastic! Coding is a valuable skill with numerous benefits, including problem-solving, logical thinking, and creativity. To support your child’s coding journey, you’ll need to choose the right computer. But with so many options on the market, how do you decide? Fear not! In this …

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Free Tutorial: Blast Off with JavaScript – A Fun & Galactic Adventure!

Introduction: Hey there, young code-warrior! Are you ready to embark on a galactic adventure that will take your coding skills to the next level? If you’ve dabbled in the world of block coding, it’s time to blast off into the exciting universe of JavaScript! With JavaScript, you can create cool games, interactive websites, and even …

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Learning Models: Approaches to Computer Science Education for Teens

While the PRIMM framework is an effective model for designing coding lessons, there are other teaching models and strategies you can consider as well. One popular alternative is the Use-Modify-Create (UMC) model. The UMC model has three main stages: Other tips for designing coding lessons for children include: Remember, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to …

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Teaching Coding to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Impact of the Coder Athlete Pledge on Inclusive Education

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that encompasses a wide range of abilities and challenges in social communication, sensory processing, and restricted or repetitive behaviors. Children with ASD often have Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to address their unique learning needs. Coding education presents a valuable opportunity for children with ASD to develop essential …

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Encouraging Your Child to Explore Coding: Fostering a Safe and Positive Learning Environment

As a parent or teacher, you may have noticed the growing importance of coding skills in today’s technology-driven world. Encouraging your child to explore coding for the first time can be an exciting yet challenging experience, especially when they might be afraid of failure or embarrassment. At Coder Sports Academy, we understand the importance of …

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Discover the Benefits of CEMC Math and Coding Contests

At Coder Sports Academy, we are passionate about helping kids excel in their coding and math skills. One way we do this is by supporting students who want to participate in the prestigious Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) contests. These contests not only challenge students to push their limits but also encourage …

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