Teaching

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 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 weekend tech club

Open Source STEM Teacher Training

One of the goals of Dhack Institute is to improve upon the ICT/Computing Curriculum being taught to the Nigerian student. As such, it is to our advantage to open source the curriculum we use for our teacher training because the more teachers (and schools) that are trained in what we […]
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 […]