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A glimpse into the world of preteens

"Curiosity was our common ground. I was curious about their world, and they were curious about mechanisms."

August 4, 2020

#Classroom #Kids CuriosityPreteensReflections

How we designed Code Meets World collaboratively and completely remotely

We were about to start designing Code Meets World when COVID-19 blew up, and the product design process shifted online by necessity. Here's how we did it, and some takeaways from our experience.

July 21, 2020

#Classroom Behind the ScenesCode Meets WorldRemote

Friends of Saturday Kids: Rachel of Kin Collective on bridging worlds and raising compassionate kids

Rachel Nadia is the author of children's books that aim to nurture empathetic, compassionate change-makers. Inspired by kids she's met in the course of humanitarian work, she shares how families can use stories as a vehicle for exploring difficult topics.

July 8, 2020

#Community #Impact Children's booksFriends of Saturday KidsKin Collective

Introducing Code Meets World: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Tech and Impact

We created Code Meets World for kids to take on the questions and problems that matter. Introducing our ambitious new interdisciplinary programme at the intersection of tech and impact.

June 25, 2020

#Classroom #Impact Applied CodingBehind the ScenesCode Meets World

Friends of Saturday Kids: Kani Munidasa of Code Chrysalis – “Software is the Future”

Meet our friend Kani Munidasa of Code Chrysalis, a coding bootcamp where students don't just learn about full-stack software engineering, but develop the soft skills to build a life in a world where uncertainty is the new normal.

June 18, 2020

#Community Code ChrysalisFriends of Saturday KidsKani Munidasa

Fieldnotes from a First-Time Father

Celebrating his first Father's Day as a dad, customer experience rockstar José reflects on his first six months as a parent and how life has changed since the birth of his daughter, Charlie.

June 17, 2020

#Community Father's DayParenting

Behind the Scenes of Curious Critters: The Making of our First Online Course for Preschoolers

Here's a peek into our first online coding course for preschoolers - find out how and why we're using storytelling to introduce preschoolers to the world of programming.

June 12, 2020

#Classroom Behind the ScenesCurious CrittersPreschoolers

Saturday Kids “Travels”: Learning through Living in Austria

Itchy feet and can't travel? Here's a postcard from Austria via big kid Nicole who shares what she's learned from months of life under lockdown with her preschoolers.

June 1, 2020

#Community COVID-19ParentingPostcards

Just got Started with Scratch? Keep Practising from Home with these Resources

Child with computer

Just got started learning to code with Scratch? Here are Rocket Launcher Chrys' suggestions for keeping the learning going.

May 22, 2020

#Classroom Learn from HomeScratch

Code in the Community: Join us Online for our Next Chapter!

For the Code in the Community team, 2020's been a rollercoaster ride with our offline classes for disadvantaged kids suspended due to COVID-19. But digital literacy matters more than ever, so we're taking our mission online. Find out how you can be a part of the journey!

May 15, 2020

#Impact Code in the CommunityCOVID-19

Big Kids We Love: Gracie Chai – Multi-disciplinary Artist and Mum

Creativity and curiosity ain't just for kids. Meet Gracie Chai - artist and mum - who inspires us with how she navigates and documents both parenthood and childhood with deep wonder.

May 11, 2020

#Community Big Kids We LoveGracie ChaiParenting