March 23, 2017
I finally got around to getting this video of me on television, talking about the importance of students learning to code. It comes down to two big reasons:
1. A huge number of high paying jobs in programming and coding.
2. Brain training: learning to code is like pushups for the mind!
Watch my interview to learn more:
If you want to learn more about learning or teaching code, check out StudioWeb.com
March 7, 2017
March 1, 2017
StudioWeb has been refined over the last 6 years, as we listened carefully to teachers and students. As the founder, I knew that it was important for me to be on the frontline (if you will,) so I could hear first hand, what teachers and students were saying. I took the support calls and emails.
Still today, I personally handle the support request because it helps me direct my developers to make StudioWeb even better. Teachers win because they deal with me directly, and StudioWeb benefits from direct feedback that’s been so valuable over the years.
February 28, 2017
Our new course ‘Powerful Python 3’ will be out soon!
This is a brand new course that teaches Python 3.6, and is aimed at total beginners to programming. It’s a great course for first year computer science students and other learners.
February 17, 2017
I’ve been developing websites and apps since the 1990’s, and been teaching code and producing code courses since 2003. One very important element of an effective code training curriculum, is having the students write actual code. When it comes to understanding the concepts of code, it cannot be overstated how important writing actual code is. …
February 16, 2017
My father was a teacher for most of his career, and he taught me that courses had to be first and foremost, fun and engaging. He taught several trades, and so used a lot of physical demonstrations to keep students interested. In his welding class, he would have students create a weld, and then have …
February 6, 2017
I am happy to announce that we will be releasing a new course for schools: Powerful Python 3. Part of our collection of coding courses, designed specially for classroom learning.
January 5, 2017
Hi! One of the key tools of an online web design curriculum, is a powerful question and answer system. As students progress through the video lessons, a series of well structured quiz questions and code challenges, is extremely effective for student engagement and retention. … Properly structured quizzing, makes learning to code much easier. 1 …
January 4, 2017
There is almost an endless supply of courses on web design these days. The problem is that it’s hard to filter out the good from the bad. … Many of the courses were not created by educators (poor learning value), and a lot of the material is very old. StudioWeb’s web design courses Our courses …
December 5, 2016
Hi! Web design is a great way to introduce coding to kids! But you need a web design course that is designed for kids: It has to be fun! It has to be broken down into small chunks. Teacher/parents need support so that they can guide kids as they learn. StudioWeb has been designed (in …