Parenting

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 5, 2018
Dhack Institute STEM - Robotics

Stories are for Girls, Games are for Boys

  We are in the age where the world is waking up to many issues, gender being one of those. For a mostly male-dominated field like Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), the issue is even more glaring. According to an infographic available from the National Center for Women and Information […]
January 4, 2018
Dhack Institute. Practical Tech skills

Practical Technology Skills for Kids. Really?

When we tell people, “We teach practical technology skills like coding to kids”, the look on most of their faces is, “Coding for kids? Isn’t that too early?” Other people have this look of being completely lost because they don’t know what coding is. Towards the end of August 2016, […]