024: Teaching Kids to Code

February 27th, 2019 · 31 mins 2 secs

About this Episode

Parent Driven Development

Episode 024: Teaching Kids to Code

01:29 Winding up in a developer evangelist role and teaching coding

02:58 Teaching younger vs older audiences

03:52 Getting kids motivated in the coding space

05:13 The benefits for kids who know coding literacy

08:16 Kevin's background in coding

08:45 Using Twilio (and real-world technology and tools) in teaching kids to code

13:31 Resources & Tools

15:24 Is Minecraft useful?

18:11 Next level resources

19:46 Helping passionate kids along the way (without scaring them away)

31:05 Genius / Fail Moments

  • Josh: Putting a bandaid (glass screen protector) over his daughter's broken iPad screen. (#Genius)
  • Chris: Letting his daughter make pasta! (#Genius)
  • Kevin: Letting his daughter make pancakes! (#Genius)

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Chris Sexton
Josh Puetz