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We learn best through play.

With IT knowledge becoming ever more important, an American software developer has devised a workbook to help children of six and over learn the basics of coding.

The entertainment factor is high, while screen time remains low. The aim is to develop children’s understanding of code and its structure, so that they can predict how a computer will respond to certain instructions.

Answers to problems are entered into the workbook; using a QR code that unlocks an augmented reality feature, children can check if their predictions are correct.

It is vital for the author whose project has exceeded its funding that children of color, such as his son, find themselves represented here.

Hacking diversity deficiency.

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