January 10, 2019

As the world evolves, programming is now being used in all major industries, such as: banking, medicine, engineering and even law. It is estimated that 1 million programming jobs will go unfilled, according to research by the Wall Street Journal.

Getting your child to l...

December 4, 2018

Today we have a new gadget to show you. It’s called the micro:bit. This is a device made by the BBC with the help of several top companies like Microsoft and Samsung. The micro:bit aims to enable kids aged 8 and above to get started with programming with the help of fu...

September 27, 2018

Hello everyone and welcome to Coding Butterfly’s new channel! Today, I will be introducing you to STEM education and why it is important for kids growing up in this new age. Also, I will show you how you can take part in this revolution with the help of Roblox Studio,...

August 9, 2018

When I talk to parents who bring their kids to Coding Butterfly, over and over again I find myself having the same type of conversations and answering the same question.

Kids express an interest in technology, so parents try to find ways for them to engage in learning a...

June 5, 2018

“Computer science can tackle any issue or topic you care about, from poverty to climate change. If you want to make a difference in the world, study computer science.”

– Rose Broome, Founder and CEO, HandUp

You’ve probably read the statistics on the economic advantages o...

May 22, 2018

      Math is often a topic that kids, especially younger ones, struggle with. Teaching new concepts can be difficult for teachers, as well, because each student learns differently. Thankfully, there are plenty of tools and programs that can help kids learn math in eas...

February 21, 2018

For many of us our childhoods are dominated by playtime that involves building and creating. Perhaps most traditionally, LEGO has offered one of the most popular forms through which children have been able to engage in play that incorporates both creativity and design.

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January 24, 2018

Much research has been done on how kids develop mathematical skills and, for a long time, conventional ideology leaned toward the notion that, in order to learn how to program, students had to excel at math. However, over the past decade, research has shown that, in fa...

January 5, 2018

Getting Students to Actively Engage in Gaming

One of the main complaints that parents voice about gaming is that kids spend hours a day engaged in passive consumerism rather than active creation. However, one of the upsides of having a gamer in your family is that they...

December 28, 2017

Back when the Internet was first being rolled out, learning computer skills was something optional; an added value that wasn’t absolutely necessary for academic or professional success. More than twenty years later, computer  literacy skills are now an absolute necessi...

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