About 50 girls dressed in green T-shirts and brown vests adorned with colorful patches filed into the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada headquarters on a recent Monday evening. Their task was to learn about coding, a male-dominated profession. “Coding is something I do with my job, so I figured I’d show (my two daughters) a little bit of
Let's get started by dispelling some common myths that might prevent you from encouraging your kids to learn coding. MYTH #1 - Coding is really difficult and complicated Truth: Like just about any subject, coding can become very complicated as you go deeper into your learning. However, that should not be something that stops your
Computer code is integral to so many parts of the modern world and learning it will give you many advantages. At it's most basic function, coding is simply learning to tell machines what to do. Underlying the function of so many of today's machines we take for granted, coding is critical for both hardware and
Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) attended the Code Central One Year Anniversary celebration. Code Central is an after-school technology center in Las Vegas that is dedicated to teaching Nevada’s young people about the fundamentals of programming, app development, and computer science. Rosen discussed her two bipartisan STEM education proposals, which recently passed the House as one
Weaver began learning these skills at a summer camp at Code Central, Henderson’s first brick-and-mortar center aimed at teaching kids how to write software code. Code Central, which was opened in March by Eric and Brian Mendelsohn, teaches kids computer skills that the brothers say are essential in today’s job market. Read article here.