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  • 10 online coding classes for kids & teens in 2022

    2020-2021 delivered their fair share of surprises—but through the adjustments and hardships, it has opened up new doors of opportunity. Not just with the coding classes we will get to in a second, …

  • How to Share a Project on Scratch

    If you've created a Scratch game  and have a Scratch account, you'll be able to easily share the project so anyone can play it online! First, select "File" and then "Save now" to make to make …

  • How to make a Pong game in Scratch

    Scratch, one of the most beginner-friendly coding languages for youngsters, is as simple to use as it is fun! So, if your child has shown an interest in the program, here is the perfect challenge to …

  • Why machine learning and AI are the next BIG thing in STEM

    AI is everywhere. If you’ve Googled something, opened your phone with facial recognition, or accepted autocorrect while texting in the past 24 hours, congratulations: you’ve interacted with artificia…

  • Should my teen take AP Computer Science? Here’s what you need to know:

    Analyze, compute, code, create: AP Computer Science offers high school students a rigorous introduction to STEM in higher education. Here’s everything you need to know about this exciting learning …

  • How to make a ball bounce in Scratch

    To create a bouncing ball in Scratch, we are going to create a custom sprite that has 5 costumes.  As a reminder for your young coder, a Scratch sprite is any image kids can create and program …

  • When to use which sorting algorithm

    Binary search is used to go through an array efficiently—but, binary search only works when the array is sorted.  So how do you go about sorting an array of values? Here’s the short answer: …

  • How to change backgrounds on Scratch

    A core piece of any game is the character’s journey, right? So when learning how to create a game on Scratch , one thing young creators might want to do is seamlessly make their characters travel …