Teaching code: beyond STEAM subjects

- Education Technology

Founder of SAM Labs, Joachim Horn, looks at the importance of cross-curricular coding for students' future careers.

The benefits of kids learning to code are widely documented, but working out how to deliver coding into the school curriculum can prove challenging for teachers. To really understand how to write code, alter lesson plans to include it and, most importantly, to teach children this discipline effectively, we need to first provide teachers with a decent knowledge of computing.