Free coding and web development courses for homeschool kids

home keyboardAs a homeschooling family, we’re always on the lookout for resources that will enhance our kids’ educations, and while we really like paper and pen and physical books for much of what we teach and learn about, the internet has a lot to offer to homeschool kids and parents.

Considering how much of our modern lives are centered around the use of computers and the web, and the fact that it’s probably only going to get more so, children that learn important software and web development skills in their homeschool and traditional school courses may be a step ahead of those who don’t.

And thanks to the CEO of one online training company, homeschool kids now have access to free coding classes and web development courses.

In the process of looking for good online resources to homeschool his daughter with, Dave Dunn, the CEO of Webucator, found that there weren’t very many decent free online courses, especially when it came to software and coding. So he decided to make a difference with his own company, by making all of its self-paced courses free for homeschoolers and contacting the where
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“I could not find great free online software and web development courses. As Webucator specializes in this kind of training in the corporate world, I know how valuable these skills are. So, we have decided to make all of our self-paced courses available for free to homeschoolers. This includes courses on web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), Photoshop, Dreamweaver and many others.” – Dunn

To register for a free Webucator course for your homeschool kids, just follow these directions:

  • Go to the Self-paced Courses page.
  • Browse through the courses.
  • Click the Order Now button next to the course.
  • Enter HOMESCHOOL for the Coupon Code and click Validate Coupon.
  • Complete the registration.

Not only are these skills something that could lead to a career or business later in life, but I’ve found that learning basic coding is a great avenue for learning logic, critical thinking, and how to use patterns and processes to achieve a desired outcome, so it’s not just for kids wanting to be future app developers or computer scientists (although it certainly applies to those as well). Create and manage your signature in office 365 with the ability to update signatures for everyone in the company.

Derek Markham

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