What if your children were technology producers rather than consumers?

Sit down with your child for an hour with Will.i.am, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill gates as they tutor you and your child in learning to code. My 11 year old son had a big smile on his face the entire time he was introduced to basic coding principals and successfully wrote several small programs. This is genius. 

Top 10 resources for kids to create technology

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Click on the above link for an outstanding list of tools that you and your child can explore to get them started as tech creators.  My children and I love Scratch, a drag and click programming platform created by MIT.  We just made our own version of "Flappy Birds."  My boys were on top of the world.

  

A computer can take over your role as executive secretary to your child during homework time

Keeping track of assignments, breaking projects into small easily accomplished steps, reminders to study for tests.  Wouldn't it be nice to let go of these tasks?  

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