We’re going to Maker Faire

That’s right, we’re going to Maker Faire! We have been working on a some beautifully designed, programmable, electronic projects and we can’t wait to show off at the “world’s greatest show and tell”. For those who may not be familiar, Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and […]

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Why bother to learn coding?

For students today, computer programming or coding is an essential skill, just like reading, writing, and math. Coding has the promise to open countless opportunities for your school going child. Whether your child is an athlete or an artist, loves music or wants to study medicine, coding can help them pursue their interests and follow […]

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Thank you for a great summer!

As our final summer classes close this weekend, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our partners, staff, parents, and students for a fun and memorable summer. We had a great time and hope you did too! In the last 3 months, we welcomed over 300 students at our summer classes. We […]

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Summer Classes

This Summer, we are offering several Electronics and Computer Science courses in partnership with Ohlone for Kids and Teens Summer Program. Ohlone for Kids and Teens offers a unique blend of academic and special interest enrichment classes to students entering grades 4-11. Students gain new skills, develop confidence, and engage in hands-on learning activities, stimulating their interest and […]

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CS Education Week is here!!!

This week (Dec 8 – Dec 14) is Computer Science Education week! Check out this new video message by President Barack Obama, asking every young person to learn more about the technology that touches all of our lives. Happy Coding!

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@codehobbits

We’re now on Twitter! Follow us @CodeHobbits for upcoming class announcements and news!

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Mitch Resnick – Let’s teach kids how to code

Very interesting TED talk by Mitch Resnick from MIT Media Lab.

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To all the young programmers out there…

Guido van Rossum, creator of Python programming language, wrote a letter to all young programmers out there. Screenshot is below or you can read it here.

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The right age to start learning programming is…

As a programming instructor, I often get asked – “What is the right age for kids to start learning programming?”. “The earlier, the better”, I reply. Although many of our classes are designed for kids entering 5th grade (10-11 yrs old), I firmly believe that no age is too early to learn programming. Programming is not about writing […]

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