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Reading: A Novel Approach to Code

August 02, 2023

The myriad benefits of reading have been trumpeted far and wide, and rightly so! Reading transports us to new worlds, introduces us to new people, and offers us new insights about ourselves and the world. But here at The Coding Space, we’re getting even more specific. Here are three science-backed reasons why coders should spend some quality time with their noses in books.

3 Brainy Benefits of Coding

July 03, 2023

Happy World Brain Day! Today is all about promoting brain health, and we at TCS have just the ticket. That’s right: coding! But it isn’t only us who think so. Apple founder Steve Jobs himself said that “Programming teaches you how to think.” Just as the arts can shape your mind in various ways, coding also gives your brain a boost. Scroll for three science-backed brain benefits of learning to code…

Coding Our Way to the Moon & Back

July 03, 2023

On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from Cape Kennedy, propelling Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin into space and into history. Much has been said and written about the bold astronauts and rocket scientists who made this momentous mission possible. But we’d also like to take a moment to celebrate — you guessed it — the code…

Coding Books for Kids

July 03, 2023

If your child has a passion for patterns and an interest in puzzles, they might start reading and writing code before they pick up their first chapter book. Dozens of books about coding are filling the children’s section of bookstores — but which one should you pick out for your youngster? Below, we’ve listed a handful of our favorite children’s and young adult books about computer programming…