In this article we are going to be reviewing a company moving the Robotics agenda forward and their product offering. Shape Robotics is a company which developed the Fable robot system. Fable is a modular robot system which is used to teach Robotics to students from second grade all the way to university.
In this article, we are going to talk about Coding Bootcamps and their benefits especially for kids in an African context. To kick things off, we will talk about what a Coding Bootcamp is. A coding Bootcamp is a short-term training camp where core skills which can be used in everyday, real world situations are … Benefits of Coding Camps for kids in Africa Read More »
As time passes, it is becoming more and more evident that coding is not only a preserve of the “talented few” but becoming a necessity for all adults and children alike. Before your brain gets twisted in a knot, take heart in the fact that coding is much, much easier today as opposed to years … 5 Top Coding Languages for Kids Read More »
As we have highlighted before in our other article, there are a lot of benefits that accrue from teaching kids programming in Africa. In this blog post, we are going to look at how the use of toys can make the teaching of programming easier and more effective. A toy is defined as an object … The Benefits of Using Toys to Teach Children Programming Read More »
Lately, there is a lot of talk on robotics and programming for kids but what exactly is it? What does robotics and programming for kids entail? We will break these concepts down in this article so you can have a good appreciation of the concepts. To begin with, robotics is the industry related to … What is robotics & programming for kids? Read More »
The world is undergoing a technological revolution that is fundamentally altering the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation is unlike anything humankind has experienced before. This has been dubbed ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’ and it is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is … Are Schools in Africa Ready to Teach Kids Robotics & Programming? Read More »
Only a few years ago, programming was a field typically reserved for adult males with ‘nerdy’ characteristics. It was taught in exclusive, expensive schools putting it out of reach of many. However, the growth of the internet has shifted the landscape radically. Now programming has become more accessible for anyone with an interest in the … 5 Benefits of Teaching Programming to Children in Africa Read More »