There’s quite a bit of brouhaha going on about a certain company’s aggressive advertising that is peer-shaming parents of small children into enrolling their kids into coding classes. Here’s a nice point of view that breaks down the situation and recommends a good approach to it.
My friend Vijay Mohanty writes about contemporary Indian culture, and here’s his take on making four-year-olds design apps and eight-year-olds pursue million-dollar-dreams. Click through the below link and read.
Read this before you teach your child to code
Bill Gates started coding at the age of 12. But he did it because he WANTED TO. He became great not because of inherent merits of coding. But because he followed his passion. Want your kid to become the next Bill Gates? Let them follow their passion. Don’t turn your kid into someone else’s clone.