How Programming should be Taught in Schools

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A year ago, we shared our thoughts on why Singaporean parents should send their children for programming classes. Among these reasons, much was brought up about the nurturing of future ICT professionals. As a tech revolution descends upon the world, it is imperative that we teach programming to children to prepare them for the future. Here in Singapore, the Ministry … Read More

The Different Types of Programming Courses

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Programming is the skill of the 21st century, and there are many avenues that you can learn from. They range from online platforms such as Coursera and CodeAcademy to classrooms conducted by programming centres or schools and university. Learning is best in a classroom environment with the right student to instructor ratio. Plus, there are multiple types of classes, each … Read More

So you want to learn to code? Are you a newbie, programmer, developer, or a software engineer?

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Are you a software engineer?

So you want to learn to code? Are you a newbie, programmer, developer, or a software engineer? With all this hype about plodding towards a tech-enabled future, how does an aspiring programmer learn to cut through the noise, and focus on becoming the most employable candidate in the next 3 years? In this article, our experts share the one biggest … Read More

What programming course should I take?

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This article was first published on Quora by Danish Dewani, First of all do not expect to be able to write “apps of all sorts” after your first programming course. Most college grads that I have worked with are still unable to write an app let alone apps of all sorts, and that is after 4 years of course … Read More

The top 3 problems with learning programming online

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How a programming class at Early Coders looks like

Technological advancements have given rise to a plethora of online platforms that seek to provide free education to all those with internet access. These online platforms are hence affectionately termed MOOCs: Massively Open Online Courses. Subjects ranging from STEM subjects to even liberal arts are being provided through the use of media like videos and lecture notes made free via … Read More

Why you should never learn mobile application development first?

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Mobile Application Development Course

Given the recent astronomical rise in interest in learning coding, as well as the ever so often application developer that makes a windfall (Think: Flappy Bird), we begin to hear of more and more people with the interest in writing their own mobile applications. At Early Coders Academy, we have often been asked the following questions regarding mobile application development: … Read More

Top Programming Language For Developing On The Web

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These days, it seems almost everyone wants to enter the web development scene. It is inevitable that one would have to delve into technology and its oh-so complicated jargon in order to get started. Most modern businesses require some form of digital marketing, an aspect that is crucial to scaling businesses rapidly and effectively. Even as a budding web developer, … Read More

The Flipped Classroom Approach to Learning Programming

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FLIPPED CLASSROOM? WHAT’S THIS? The Flipped Classroom approach is widely adopted by famed universities like Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and has been particularly successful, especially in programming courses. Credits: Carnegie Mellon University From the image above, it is obvious that the flipped classroom approach is broken down into three different phases. First Exposure through readings etc In-Class practice & exercises … Read More