Learning to code opens up magical new worlds!!
Every child knows computers are fun. When I was a child, I played with a Commodore 64. Unlike the click, swipe, touch of today’s computers, this one just sat there with a blank screen waiting for you to make it do something. I used to like entering programmes that made coloured squares move around the screen. It felt like the height of sophistication.
Join the club
There’s a growing movement of teach-yourself computing. CoderDojos have sprung up first around Ireland and now in 42 other countries around the world. These free coding clubs allow young people to learn from each other. read the full article from the IRISHTIMES here: