You can’t help but notice fads when they sail in…things are going along smoothly, and then WHAM! You’re already not in the “IN” crowd because you’re not doing “THE NEW THING”.
This one has me concerned – more than concerned. It’s about pushing kids to learn how to code.
There are all kinds of classes today teaching kids how to build websites, make apps, and code in a specific language.
It’s really easy to see the arguments for this – I mean, in an automated future where software is everywhere, and software engineers and programmers will surely always be in demand, it makes sense why parents are pushing to educate their child in programming.
Or are they?
Let’s take a closer look.