Help Your Teen Learn to Code this Summer
The summer months are an excellent time for your homeschool teen to cultivate and learn new passions. Is your teen interested in coding and web development? Now is a great time to help them pursue this interest. There are numerous programs that have been designed to teach teenagers the art of coding.
Code Academy is an online tool that instructs new coders in the basics of coding and other prominent programs. Students can see their projects change as they change the code The tool is very sleek and sophisticated and has several projects that your teen can build over the summer.
App Inventor was created by MIT. App Inventor allows students to learn to code using the drag and drop method. The functions and coding elements included in App Inventor can come together to create an Android app. Users have the ability to create apps straight from the web browser they are using. The website has a great support aspect and be sure to begin with the Getting Started section – http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/get-started?.
In addition to these resources, check out the Google Play store or the Apple App Store to find more helpful apps that your teens can download onto their phones and tablets. Make this summer a fun summer with code!