Women in STEM: stats say only 18% of computer science grads are women. We mark the history of women in STEM from Ada Lovelace to model Lyndsey Scott.
Toys aren’t fussy who plays with them. Why should we be? Gender-neutral learning toys can and should be accessible to both girls and boys.
When wooden toys meet today’s technology, wonderful things can happen. Here’s a brief history and how they’re now helping children learn to code.
We also explore why robots are excellent learning buddies for pre-schoolers and beyond, and we scope out three ways to help open up robotics to kids.
‘Hello Ruby’ by Linda Liukas
Discover how learning to writer computer code is a close relative of storytelling. Easy programming for kids is about inspiring them to create their own stories.
‘I just want my child to be happy’ may not be the best strategy. Here are the benefits of focusing on developing resilience in your little ones.
Here we look at the digital visionaries behind Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and how they coded their businesses, and reputations, from the ground up.
Don’t really know what STEM toys are or what they do? Don’t worry, that’s what we’re here to talk about.
As an educator, how can you merge Cubetto with your curriculum to reinforce what you are already teaching? It’s not as hard as you might think.
A whistle-stop introduction to coding, covering everything from Algorithms to Zeros and Ones. Browse our A-Z for fun facts on everything from spectacular MIT hacks (a building transformed into a giant Tetris game), to the unbelievable truth that the first computer bug was an actual insect. Read An A-Z of Computer Programming.
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