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  • 8 cool tech gadgets for kids

    Kids like to tinker, and that might be one thing many of them are struggling with as all of their interactions these days seem to be through a computer screen versus just being able to play with …

  • 7 ways kids can make money from home in 2021

    For many kids and teens, there comes a time where a lightbulb goes off and they begin thinking about things like, “instead of spending two hours watching this movie, what else could I be doing with …

  • Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with Hour of Code!

    A guide to getting started with Hour of Code in the techiest time of year! It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Computer Science Education Week, of course! Now is the perfect time to dive …

  • JavaScript for kids: Introducing the web’s programming language

    When you click a webpage’s contents, and the webpage responds, how does that happen?  It’s JavaScript, usually.  You might already know that JavaScript can create games, websites and web …

  • 8 STEM & coding gifts kids & teens would love to receive

    As parents, it’s natural for us to encourage our kids to take up the same interests we enjoyed at their age, or even interests we enjoy now as adults. It all comes down to familiarity and …

  • What is an argument in programming?

    Argument definition An argument is a way for you to provide more information to a function. The function can then use that information as it runs, like a variable. Said differently, when you …

  • Top 10 reasons why you should learn Python

    There’s no doubt about it: Python has emerged as one of the most exciting and lucrative 21st century programming languages. iD Tech has had our eye on it for years now as one of the best coding …

  • Why is coding important?

    These days, it seems like technology is absolutely everywhere . Remember 2019? It pales in comparison to 2020’s tech infusion. Heading into the office happens from home, and students connect …