In today’s digital world, an increasing number of jobs require a knowledge of coding – even if only a basic level of knowledge. According to a recent study published by software company Burning Glass, seven million job openings in 2015 listed coding as an asset to the role.
Playing – and Learning – in the Sandbox
At Hatch Canada, kids don't just learn how to code - they go on some incredible field trips! We take students on tours of amazing companies so they can see coding at work, and maybe even envision a bright future for themselves in technology.
Hatch Canada teaches coding in a fun and engaging way in order to prepare your kids for the digital future. We do this through our online learning platform designed to give students real time and human feedback on progress. We’ve showcased projects made by our students in the past but we wanted to give you a behind the scenes look into how those projects are actually coded.
Have you heard about Hatch’s coding competition, Coding All-Stars? It’s an amazing battle of coders, hosted right here at Hatch Canada! The hardest working coders in the Hatch program are hand-picked to compete in small teams, representing their schools. We spoke with Hatch Canada Head Coach, Benson Chan, to learn a bit more about the competition.
On our Hatch Team, we have a lot of innovators waiting to take our students to the next level. Adrian is one of our coaches, who uses his filming background to bring a unique perspective to Hatch Canada and coding. He does film work for Hatch while also helping our students learn the importance of coding. He took the time to sit down with us so we can learn a little bit more about this great instructor!
The Hatch team is such an important part of our program and student experiences that we try to take every opportunity to highlight our instructors. With their guidance, our students, your children thrive in the coding environment we’ve developed. So here’s what it’s like to be a Hatch Coach.
The Coder’s Code is by coders, for coders. A reminder that a successful coder learns, takes risks and most importantly has fun.
It’s no surprise that technology is in almost everything we touch today! It is essential that your child understand how to use it safely and educationally - practice makes perfect after all. No matter how old your child is, there's a way for you to use technology together. Here are 10 ways to use technology with your child: