Okay so first let's address the big elephant in the room. No, I do not know how to code.
No, I'm not a programmer, but I do know my way around Wordpress (nod to Alannah Moore, DIY website building guru). No, I don't think coding is CRUCIAL to become a good digital citizen, but I like the following comparison:
I don't know how a car runs, but I can drive one rather well. And when I was a young girl, my father made sure that I knew how to drive a stick-shift, change a tire and check the oil.
So while I don't think your children need to know how a computer works, I think it would be dandy if they had a few pointers. And just like you exposed them to piano, judo, art classes, ballet and so on, why not expose them to a coding class or two? It may become a life passion or it may become a useful tool - like knowing how to drive a stick-shift.
Coding is for everyone.
Boys and girls are encouraged to begin coding as the world is becoming more and digital and it pays to...
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