coding

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 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 […]
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, […]