Benefits of Learning to Code
When it comes to preparing your student for the future, there are few better ways to do so than to help them learn to code. Coding helps improve academic performance in math, writing, creativity, and confidence. Students who code develop valuable qualities that easily translate into the workforce like perseverance, organization, communication, and resilience.
Learning to code will increase your student's odds of securing a lucrative STEM career especially in a world where computing jobs are growing at over twice the national average. Early exposure to coding will create a pathway to a STEM career.
Did You Know?
- 33% more is earned by women with STEM jobs than by their female peers in other jobs.
- Mastering coding at a young age allows kids to excel in any field they choose.
- When women enter a STEM job, they often earn significantly more than they would have in other fields.
Jobs in 2018
71% of all 2.4 million STEM jobs are in computing, yet only 8% of STEM graduates are in Computer Science.