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Going Back to Basics: What Kids Learn through Programming with Python

Most programming courses usually stop at teaching kids how to write code in a certain language. But our introductory Python course goes a step further by introducing computational thinking concepts and the context in which kids learn them. Beyond Python programming, kids learn about the possibilities and applications of Python in the real world.

March 9, 2021

#Classroom Behind the ScenesComputational ThinkingPython Programming
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Getting to 50%: Gender, Diversity, and the Future of Tech

Beyond selling out camps or exceeding commercial targets, our more ambitious goal is to reach (at least) 50% female representation in our classrooms- because there's no reason to aim for anything less.

March 5, 2021

#Community International Women's DayWomen in Tech
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Start Your Child’s Coding Adventure with Scratch!

Saturday Kids Start with Scratch

The sheer number of options can seem a little overwhelming, but we always encourage our parents to start their kid's coding adventure with Scratch.

February 22, 2021

#Classroom Behind the ScenesCoding for KidsStart with Scratch
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Behind the Scenes: Let’s Take It One Straw At A Time

A behind the scenes look at our latest course, Marvelous Machines and Mechanisms. Build your own machine with Strawbees and then program it with a Quirkbot!

February 15, 2021

#Classroom Behind the ScenesEngineeringMarvellous Machines and MechanismsRobotics
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Coding for Preschoolers – a peek into Bees & Bubs: Buzz with Beebot and ScratchJr

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Why We Decided to Homeschool Our Kid: A Parent’s Perspective

Instead of going back to school this year, we decided to take our son out of local school, to be homeschooled for the foreseeable future. Here's how and why it all started.

January 27, 2021

#Community #Pedagogy Future of EducationGalileo XPHomeschooling
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The Kids of CITCx on What They Learned through an Interdisciplinary Approach to Coding

The curricula curated for CITCx - interdisciplinary tech scholarships for Code in the Community graduates - departs from traditional subject-based learning by synergising different disciplines. For many kids, CITx was their first taste of coding through the lens of science. Read on to find out what that was like!

January 26, 2021

#Impact CITCxCode to LearnFuture of EducationTech for Good
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Meet the Team: Instructors Damar and Pichamon on Redefining Learning Inside and Beyond the Classroom

At Saturday Kids, we've lucked out with multi-talented instructors with an infectious curiosity about the world and a passion for inspiring kids through tech. Meet Damar and Pichamon who share how and why they juggle a plethora of interests, responsibilities, and opportunities beyond the classroom.

January 13, 2021

#Community Learning to LearnMeet the TeamRocket Launchers
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Introducing CITCx : Interdisciplinary Tech Scholarships for Code in the Community graduates

Introducing CITCx - interdisciplinary tech scholarships exposing kids from disadvantaged backgrounds to the intersections of code and real world topics in STEM.

October 30, 2020

#Impact CITCxCode in the CommunityScience with Code
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Beyond Learning to Code: What Aspiring Software Engineers should know

Knowing how to code opens doors, but it's a common misconception that all you need to be succeed in tech is the ability to programme. Hear all about it from Yan and Kani, co-founders of coding bootcamp Code Chrysalis.

October 13, 2020

#Community Code ChrysalisCode to LearnSoftware Engineering
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Celebrate with Play – Make Every Day a Saturday this Year-end Holiday

As we approach the close of 2020 - the year no one planned for - we're running year-end camps a little differently. Beyond the play-based creative coding classes you already know (and love), here's what to expect this November and December school holiday.

October 6, 2020

#Classroom #Community #Impact Coding for KidsSchool Holidays
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