Introducing the 2015 Summer Immersion Program at Girls Who Code

Sophomore and junior high school girls are encouraged to apply to the Girls Who Code 7-week summer immersion program, offered in about a dozen cities across the U.S.

Don’t Miss the Hour of Code – December 8-14!

Take advantage of this year's Hour of Code to introduce your child to programming, sharpen your child's programming skills, or even give programming a try for yourself

How Popular Programming Languages Got Their Names

Ever wondered why C++ ended up with two pluses instead of one? Did the creators of Java have a particular fixation with coffee? Read on to find out!

International Scratch Day: Saturday, May 17!

Do your kids Scratch? Nope, this isn't a medical question. Scratch is a free programming language developed for kids.

The Return of <em>Robot Turtles</em>

If you missed your chance to get in the original Kickstarter, this is your opportunity to get your young learners on the path to programming.

Participate in Hour of Code to help reach the goal of introducing 10 million students of all ages to programming. All it takes is one hour.

GeekMom Bit by Bit: <em>RoboMind</em> Teaches Text Editor-Based Programming to Kids

RoboMind is a no-prerequisite-required introduction to programming, where the objective is to create programs that allow a robot to perform certain tasks.

<em>Robot Turtles</em>: Programming for Preschoolers

Dan Shapiro devised a board game that he and his four-year-old children can play together.

Kids Program Video Games With <em>Kodu for Kids</em>

New book Kodu for Kids will systematically teach your kids how to program with Microsoft's Kodu.

Lego Mindstorm EV3 Available September 1

We finally, finally have a date. The retail version of the EV3 will ship on September 1 for a price of $349, but if you shop around online, you may be able to pre-order sometime this month.