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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
London-based computing and learn-to-code startup pi-top has closed a £3.5million ($4.3M) Series A round of funding, led by Hambro Perks and with Committed Capital also participating.
A startup called Wonder Workshop is teaching kids how to code using Swift. Founded in 2012, Wonder Workshop makes toy robots, called Dash and Dot, that kids can control with programs they create usin
Apple’s new iPad app Swift Playgrounds is popularizing the idea of learning to code on mobile devices, not desktop computers. But its focus is only on teaching kids to code in Swift. A new appli
The learn to code space is packed with ideas. But when it comes to what children want to do online, towering over everything else is the build-it-yourself Microsoft-owned Minecraft platform. All lesse
Apple this summer is expanding its lineup of Apple Camp sessions to include a new course that teaches children the basics of coding. Aimed at children ages 8 through 12, the new 3-day session will us
Tynker, a startup that creates apps and curricula that teach kids the basics of coding using games and real-world gadgets, is looking to grow — and has raised $7.1 million in a Series A funding roun
A tiny programmable board designed as part of a UK educational initiative for kids to learn programming skills and originally distributed by the public service broadcaster, the BBC, to one million sch