SIX REASONS WHY TECH SKILLS ARE IMPORTANT
Tech skills prepare children for the future
By embracing tech skills in early years, children evolve along with technology. They become aware and prepared to use the technology safely and responsibly to face the world of the future.
Digital and tech competency fosters other 21st century skills
When children learn computer science and develop their tech skills they also stimulate other skills required for the 21st century such as critical thinking, creativity, effective communication, problem solving, collaboration, engineering-design thinking, math and science skills.
Computational thinking is a skill required for the future of work
Tech skills such as computational thinking helps students develop skills that are attractive for future employment opportunities.
Tech skills help children become confident problem solvers
By understanding how computers work, children learn to articulate and analyze the problem at hand and think logically to solve it. Furthermore, it helps them explore cause and effect and analyze how their actions or the actions of others impact the given situation.
Coding Improves other important academic skills
Learning coding develops helps children improve educational skills such as math, reading comprehension and writing academic performance.
Tech skills such as coding help children develop resilience
When learning tech skills such as coding, children are challenged, confronted with mistakes and stressful situations so they develop their resilience