London-based Kodland, which started out back in 2018 offering in-person courses for children to learn digital skills like computer programming before switching focus to online learning from early 2020
For this year's STEM toy gift guide we've split out our recommendations by age for easier navigation.
TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech startup that’s intended for children to learn
London-based edtech startup pi-top has cut a number of staff, TechCrunch has learned. According to our sources, the company has reduced its headcount in recent weeks, with staff being told cuts are a
Apple this morning announced a new partnership designed to train more people to code using its own programming language, Swift. The company says it’s now working with the Oakland-based nonprofi
London-based edtech startup, pi-top, has unboxed a new flagship learn-to-code product, demoing the “go anywhere” Pi-powered computer at the Bett Show education fare in London today. Discus
Learn-to-code startup Kano, whose products aim to turn kids into digital makers, has taken the wraps off the latest incarnation of its build-it-yourself computer kit. With the new flagship Kano is do
Google’s internal incubator, Area 120, is today releasing its next creation: a learn-to-code mobile app for beginners called Grasshopper. At launch, the app teaches would-be coders how to write
The Koov Educator Kid is up for pre-order today, with an estimated shipping date of March 25.
This year's STEM gift guide reflects the boom in 'educational' techie toys -- featuring programmable and controllable robots of all stripes and shapes, as well as some fully fledged learn-to-code comp
Another UK startup is using Pi electronics as the foundation for an edtech business idea, and Kickstarter to try to crowdfund their product: A learn-to-code retro games console.
U.K. edtech startup pi-top has a new learn-to-code-and-tinker machine. It's another modular Raspberry Pi-powered laptop but this time they've reduced the number of steps needed to put it together, as
The annual, European Commission supported EU Code Week kicks off tomorrow, running for two weeks through to October 22.
London-based Kano has another code kit in the works to add to its STEM targeting gamified educational line of build-it-yourself kids' products ahead of the present-buying holiday season.
Author note: Abel Owen is Ingrid’s nine-year-old son. These are mostly his words; Ingrid just helped type them a little faster. I use computers and the Internet all the time and really like them
Vidcode, a Y Combinator-backed startup focused on teaching teens how to code, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding for its curriculum. While there are a number of learn-to-code platforms out there
Teaching people to code in bite-sized, gamified chunks delivered via mobile app is Py's mission. The fledgling startup is the brainchild of two friends and college computer science majors who found th
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced it's merging with another code club charity, Dublin-based CoderDojo. The aim is to advance shared goals around furthering the march of computing education for
Along with the reveal of a new 9.7-inch iPad and new red iPhone, Apple also announced today that its learn-to-code app Swift Playgrounds is now available in five new languages. The additional languag
Welcome to the 2016 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We’ll be rolling out a bunch of guides leading up to Christmas, hopefully making your holiday shopping a little easier. Looking for gifts for o