Even with the challenges of Covid-19 and the global pandemic, creative learning and innovation were key ingredients to a successful coding camp.
Coder school instructor teaches lesson on creating a computer ping pong game.
Learning how to build simple websites and games helps kids refine their design, logic, and problem-solving abilities. It also allows them to express ideas and creativity in unique ways.
The E.O.C held a 4 week coding camp this summer for ages 5-14 in the Manhasset Great Neck Community. Basic programming has become an essential skill for grown-ups and children alike, and the marketplace is full of coding programs for kids. The benefits of picking up this skill, especially for kids, are huge: Learning how to build simple websites and games helps kids refine their design, logic, and problem-solving abilities. It also allows them to express ideas and creativity in unique ways. The camp was a success and introduced children to a high demand field such as computer programming. E.O.C was able to present a coding camp thanks to the generosity of Manhasset Community Fund's Greentree Good Neighbor fund.
Coding is a basic literacy in the digital age, and it is important for kids to understand and be able to work with the technology around them. Having children learn coding at a young age prepares them for the future. Coding helps children with communication, creativity, math, writing, and confidence. In a new world where technology is at the forefront, this introduction to coding will give attendees a competitive edge needed to thrive in an