First Time Coders

Michelle Sun

Computer programming may well be tomorrow’s “new literacy.” Coding offers children a creative avenue to express themselves through technology and opens the door to unlimited opportunities in the digital era.

First Time Coders, written by an MIT Master Trainer for coding education and award-winning founder of a STEM and coding education institute, is the essential handbook for parents whose kids are starting their coding journey, or are already coding and eager to learn more. You will find:

  • Advice and solutions to common challenges about youth tech usage.
  • Essential principles when learning to code.
  • Introduction of 15+ age-appropriate coding languages and tools for children aged 4 to 18.
  • 20+ step-by-step hands-on coding projects followed by challenges.
  • Computer science concepts for each project.
  • Tips for adults to discuss these concepts in-depth.

Start your child’s coding adventure with First Time Coders!

Michelle Sun

Michelle Sun is the founder of First Code Academy, a coding and STEM education institute for children aged 4 to 18. She is a certified Master Trainer for coding education by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where she is also a visiting instructor at their Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL). Born and raised in Hong Kong, Michelle graduated from the University of Chicago and began her career at Goldman Sachs. She was featured on lists such as Forbes 30 Under 30 and BBC 100 Influential Women.

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