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Computer Coding Sandwich Challenge

March 12, 2017

We are constantly in search of creative ways to introduce kids to the concepts of computer programming and engineering logic. We initially launched a fun sandwich making exercise to introduce your kid to coding at home. We thought it would be fun to take this project further and have parents and kids make fun videos showing their kids going through this exercise. Here's an example of a video th...

Use a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich to Introduce Coding to Your Kid

December 5, 2015

When you provide a computer with a set of instructions (lines of code) to execute, the machine does not have the ability to interpret context or ask questions to gain additional clarity like we humans do; the computer simply does exactly what it is told. To illustrate this concept, we are going to have your child (programmer) write down the instructions to make-a-sandwich and the parent (comput...