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January 24, 2018
Scratch website; programming for kids

Scratch: The Ultimate Programming Language for Kids

STEM for Kids Back in the Year 2016 when we started Dhack Institute, we initially struggled with the concept of programming for kids. How can 6-year-olds learn to code? Upon research, we found that we couldn’t be more wrong. There was a very strong movement about “STEM for kids” or “Computer […]
January 15, 2018
Dhack Institute STEM Contest

Win a slot in our Weekend Tech Club worth N25,000

At Dhack Institute, our mission is to grow technological interest in students through practical training. We teach kids practical STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) skills like coding, robotics, electronics, and web design. To learn more about why we do this, please read this article. Our highly anticipated Weekend Tech […]
January 11, 2018
Dhack Institute Edison Robot

Why we chose this remarkable orange Robot over LEGO Mindstorms

Disclaimer: This is NOT a sponsored post and Dhack Institute is not associated with Microbric in any way. Choosing a STEM Robotics Kit Before starting our STEM Robotics program, we had to figure out which kit to use. There were a lot of options to choose from including LEGO WeDo or MINDSTORMS, Sphero, Wonder […]
January 5, 2018
Dhack Institute Scratch Challenge

STEM Challenge of the Week: Bouncing Upside Down

Editor’s Note: The ‘STEM Challenges’ project by Dhack Institute aims at getting more kids interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) through various hands-on challenges. While the challenges are aimed at kids (6–18 years), anyone can participate unless explicitly stated otherwise. To kick off the STEM Challenges, we start […]