Episode #47 – Can Teaching Kids to Program Help You Be a Better Coach?

Featured speakers:

Derek Neighbors Derek Roy van de Water Roy

Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water and  Llewellyn Falco discuss teaching kids to program:

  • Obtaining feedback
  • Encouraging continuous learning
  • Feedback vs praise
  • Just jump in and do it
  • First Lego League
  • People are people
  • Understanding and detecting patterns
  • Iterating, engaging and stabilization
  • Collaboration for tighter feedback
  • Leadership makes a difference
  • Learning is joyful
  • Layered learning / Video Games

References:

Mindset by Carol Dweck

First Lego League

Teaching Kids to Program

Lost in Space