You see it everywhere – parents handing over their iPads to children for entertainment, education and time-killing purposes. It’s the new TV. But now, kids can learn to code for free in fun new ways – on an iPad. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) First, there was Cargo-Bot, the free and fun [...]
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Education is ripe for disruption, and women entrepreneurs are at the forefront of the movement. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) From the educational aspect of gamifying the improvement and education of people, the possibilities are endless – many apps and companies are popping up looking to educate people (kids, second/third career adults, [...]
We need more girls to be interested in science, technology and math. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Alice Brooks grew up playing visiting her dad’s robotics lab. When she asked for a Barbie, he gave her a mini saw. So, she made her own doll! Today, Alice holds Mechanical Engineering degrees from [...]
There are probably more women innovating on the iPad to educate the next generation. Let us know about these women and their companies/products in the comments below. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Angry Birds on an iPhone or iPad used to be a good babysitter, but don’t you want to educate your [...]
The newest addition to the “coding for kids” movement, Hopscotch is a great female-led company. By Jennifer McFadden (Co-Founder, Skillcrush) Why should adults get to have all the fun when it comes to learning to code? Tons of new resources are available to get kids started down the path toward becoming web crafters and coders. [...]