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Unlock Creativity and Coding Magic: SCRATCHPAD’s Christmas/Summer school holiday Programmes for Kids
As the joyous Christmas season approaches, parents are on the lookout for engaging activities to keep their children entertained during the upcoming school holidays. SCRATCHPAD, a renowned institution in Auckland and across New Zealand, is the go-to choice for parents seeking a perfect blend of coding and creativity for their kids. Discover the magic of […]
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Transforming Tech Time: How SCRATCHPAD’s Holiday Programs Empower Kids
Student-led learning (self-directed or independent learning) is an innovative educational approach that places students at the centre of their learning journey. This methodology empowers students to take ownership of their education, fostering a sense of responsibility, autonomy, and intrinsic motivation. By allowing students to drive their learning process, this approach can significantly enhance learning outcomes for children.
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Top 10 Reasons Why Every Kid Should Learn AI
Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a reckoning force behind innovation, shaping how we stay, work, and communicate. Recognizing the profound effect AI has on various industries, there is a developing consensus that introducing kids to AI at an early age can offer them valuable abilities and perspectives. Explore the top 10 reasons why every […]
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Minecraft modding for kids: what it is and how it benefits education
Are you planning a Minecraft-themed birthday celebration for your toddler and questioning the way to make it greater and more unique? Look no further! Minecraft modding birthday parties have come to be a famous choice for children who love the blocky world of Minecraft. But what exactly is Minecraft modding, and how can it benefit […]
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Create Random Password Generator Program Using Python
Cyberattacks are growing daily with current statistics stating that about 2,200 attacks are launched each day. That means every 39 seconds, the big bad hacker tries to get into your account. Hackers mostly get into accounts by cracking the password as they leverage computer programs that are able to generate hundreds of password combinations within […]
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What Is Lua Programming In Roblox?
Roblox is a hub of creativity and imagination. Its sizable library of user-generated games, studies, and digital worlds has captivated tens of millions of players. But have you ever wondered how these fascinating Roblox video games come to life? The secret lies in Lua programming, the language that powers Roblox game development. At the crux […]
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THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON EDUCATION IN NZ
Student-led learning (self-directed or independent learning) is an innovative educational approach that places students at the centre of their learning journey. This methodology empowers students to take ownership of their education, fostering a sense of responsibility, autonomy, and intrinsic motivation. By allowing students to drive their learning process, this approach can significantly enhance learning outcomes for children.
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How to Make a Thumbnail in Scratch?
In the colorful world of Scratch, an innovative coding platform designed for children, your projects can shine even brighter with charming thumbnails. These small, eye-catching visual markers function as the primary source of luring attention to your creations and engaging others to explore them. Whether you are designing a Scratch project for a studio, lecture […]
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How Does Programming Develop Problem-Solving Skills In Children
The advent of technology has opened up a world of opportunities for kids to explore, learn, and create. And one of the most effective ways to nurture problem-solving abilities is through coding or programming for kids or programming. Programming has become the skill of the hour as it not only provides opportunities for a lucrative […]
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Robotics For Kids: Quick Guide For Kids to Start Learning
Teaching kids’ robotics programming provides them with the keys to the future. As technology continues to advance, the need for skills in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields including coding and robotics is greater than ever before. This quick guide from SCRATCHPAD introduces kids to the exciting world of robotics programming for kids, covering everything from the basics to the available robotics courses for kids.
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Coding For Kids: Robotics, Games, And Animations With Our New Beginners’ Python Path
Coding for kids is more than just a valuable skill today. It's a gateway to endless possibilities. At SCRATCHPAD, we understand the importance of introducing coding to kids of all ages, from kindergarteners to middle schoolers. With our new beginner's Python path, we offer a comprehensive coding school for kids providing them with the foundation to explore robotics, games, animation and much more. Let's dive into the exciting world of coding for kids with Python.
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The Importance of a Holistic STEM-Based Coding Curriculum
Equipping our children with essential skills has never been more critical than in the digital age. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) have emerged as the cornerstones of innovation and progress. And coding stands out as a skill that not only empowers young minds but also paves the way for exciting opportunities.
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