Interesting Findings While Teaching Kids How to Code

Andy Kent gave a great talk at Forward about things that he has learnt through CoderDojo about kids and what they do and don't understand when trying to learn. I'm going to reiterate some of his points here and add a few of my own on top.

The negatives

The positives!

Enough of the negatives, here's a list of awesome things that kids are capable of and how to try and help them make the most of their time learning to program:

That's my brief list of things learnt in about 4 months of CoderDojo and other teaching related ventures with young people. If you are thinking of starting up or getting involved with a CoderDojo in the future, don't hesitate to get in touch. We're happy to share our resources with anyone :)