Summer Camps for Coding? Think Again.

If you're a Boing Boing reader with children, the thought of getting them into coding has probably crossed your mind. Summer is a great time to expose kids to new interests, and coding is no exception. But unlike traditional summer camps, coding camps are less familiar territory, and often demand a high price tag with uncertain outcomes.

Networked gaming is the new social media, and it's a boys' club

Earlier this fall, Pew released the results of a new survey documenting how digital networks are key to how teens connect with friends. What was most striking was the gender disparity. Girls socialize via text and social media, and boys tend to connect with friends through video games.

Why Minecraft Rewrites the Playbook for Learning

One of the world's leading experts in online education sings the praises of Minecraft as a tool for helping kids find and realize a passion for learning