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Persistence is a Soft Skill Every Programmer Needs

Persistence is a Soft Skill Every Programmer Needs

Persistence is a soft skill every programmer needs because they cannot give up every time adversity strikes.Soft skills are traits that shape work habits. They influence how a person completes a task, interacts with others, and resolves conflicts. Unlike hard skills,...

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How Learning to Code Develops Creativity in Kids

How Learning to Code Develops Creativity in Kids

With schools closed and kids spending more time at home, they have more free time on their hands.  If your kids complain that they’re bored, there are ways you can help them bust that boredom. By encouraging them to be creative and use their imaginations, they’ll...

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It’s Easy to Improve Logical Thinking with Programming

It’s Easy to Improve Logical Thinking with Programming

You can improve logical thinking with programming activities that engage learners. Being logical is a trademark of programmers and is one of the most valued soft skills they can possess. Unlike hard skills which are technical abilities such as how to write code, soft...

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How to Teach Problem-Solving Skills to Kids (Ages 3-14)

How to Teach Problem-Solving Skills to Kids (Ages 3-14)

By Ashley Cullins Whether it’s a toy-related conflict, a tough math equation, or negative peer pressure, kids of ALL ages face problems and challenges on a daily basis. As parents or teachers, we can’t always be there to solve every problem for our children. In fact,...

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How Do Children Learn Through Play?

How Do Children Learn Through Play?

As an adult, Albert Einstein remembered a pivotal event in his life that inspired his interest in scientific discovery. He was four or five years old and stuck in bed with a childhood illness when his father handed him a magnetic pocket compass to play with. He spend...

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WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT TO TEACH PROGRAMMING TO GIRLS?

WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT TO TEACH PROGRAMMING TO GIRLS?

By Monika Ambrozowicz Technology surrounds us all, and the demand for software engineers is continuously growing, it is essential that we equip children with coding skills. Whether in the school classroom, at home, or through extracurricular courses, so they can be...

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10 reasons why children should learn to code

10 reasons why children should learn to code

Did you know that programming is currently the most sought-after subject by parents in many countries? According to a recent study by Gallup and Google, 90% of parents in the United States consider that learning to code will be totally necessary for their...

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10 Reasons Kids Should Learn to Code

10 Reasons Kids Should Learn to Code

When it comes to preparing your kids for the future, there are few better ways than learning to code! Valuable, if not necessary in the 21st century, coding for kids helps them develop academically, building perseverance and organization, skills that can translate...

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Screen time ‘may harm toddlers’

Screen time ‘may harm toddlers’

By Michelle RobertsHealth editor, BBC News online Letting a toddler spend lots of time using screens may delay their development of skills such as language and sociability, according to a large Canadian study.  The research, which tracked nearly 2,500...

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Benefits Of Storytelling To Children

Benefits Of Storytelling To Children

By Debarati S Sen, Times of India We have grown up on stories narrated to us by our grandparents, parents and other elders in the family. They were the good old days when we would lie beside our aajis and azoba, daadis or naanis, as they took us on fantasy journeys...

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9 Secrets of Confident Kids

9 Secrets of Confident Kids

By Alina Tugend from Parents Magazine Here are the most effective ways to help your child become happy, self-assured, and successful. Consider Your Compliments Of course, young kids need plenty of encouragement, whether they're learning to crawl, throw a ball, or draw...

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8 Less Obvious Development Milestones To Look Out For

8 Less Obvious Development Milestones To Look Out For

Because it’s not just first words and first steps you should be getting excited about… When people have children they’re forever waiting for the big telegraphed milestones like the first word, or those precious first steps, and yet subtly interspersed between these...

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7 Ways to Encourage a Love of Reading

7 Ways to Encourage a Love of Reading

Charlotte Meryman from Family Fun Simple strategies to inspire your kids to be lifelong readers. When it comes to raising readers, you know the drill: start young, share books aloud, visit the library, and be a good role model. Excellent advice, all of it. But what if...

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Temper Tantrums: “A Challenging Norm”

Temper Tantrums: “A Challenging Norm”

What happened? It helps to take a step back and think about what makes children angry. Here is a partial list of things children may get upset about: Not getting their own wayHaving to share and not wanting toWhen they are told “no”Being told to do something they...

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Benefits of teaching coding for kids (Screen-Free)

Benefits of teaching coding for kids (Screen-Free)

Gone are visions of blissful childhoods spent jumping in fields and playing in pastures; for many kids nowadays, green grass has been replaced with digital screens. Researches have shown that children between ages 3 and 8 spend four hours and 36 minutes of daily...

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