#CodingLabParenting: Encouraging Positive Mental Health in Our Future Leaders in Technology
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by Coding Lab Team
2M ago
“Good mental health is absolutely fundamental to overall health and well-being,” – WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus The importance of this situation has been recognized by Minster Ong Ye Kung, who stated that “The youth of today face starkly different mental health challenges compared with those before them“. He illustrates this by drawing attention to how new forms of challenges can arise through social media and the wider internet, which could be too much for a young child to handle, before asserting that “There has to be a whole new literacy other than numeracy and language ..read more
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Fun Techtivities in December!
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by Thinzar
3M ago
With the holiday season in full swing, why not experience some #Techtivities for some fun with family and friends while experiencing the wonders of technology at the same time? Let’s first hear some #TechNews! “The idea behind metamobility is that space, time and distance will all become irrelevant. By connecting robots to the metaverse, we will be able to move freely between both the real world and virtual reality,” said Automaker Hyundai Motor Group’s President, Mr Song. With advances in tech, the future where humans in the metaverse can control robots that can perform tasks for them in a ..read more
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#CodingLabParenting: Top 3 Antivirus Software
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by Coding Lab Team
3M ago
In today’s digital era, kids are immersed in technology with the Internet as a major influence. While it offers valuable learning and entertainment, it also poses risks. We as educators and parents watch over students during lessons, but unsupervised surfing can expose them to inappropriate content. This raises parental concerns, prompting the need for tools to monitor and regulate online activity at home and in school. Fortunately, various antivirus and parental control programs exist to safeguard children from harmful content and online threats. In this article, we’ll chosen the best 3 anti ..read more
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We adopted a Python!
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by Thinzar
3M ago
To share the joy and excitement of coding on Python, Coding Lab has sponsored Bubbles, a Python from the Singapore Zoo! Here at Coding Lab, we’re also Python experts – Our experienced educators are here to make lessons a fun and engaging one! Experience our MIT-inspired curriculum and discover your child’s maximum potential as they have tons of fun exploring the endless possibilities it holds. While the Python may appear as an intimidating animal to approach, visit Bubbles and learn all about her fascinating traits with the reptile experts at the Zoo! We’ve got a special promo code ju ..read more
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#CodingLabParenting: 5 Best Smartwatches for Kids in Singapore
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by Coding Lab Team
4M ago
Today, smartwatches are becoming increasingly popular among children in Singapore, and for good reason! They give us the unparalleled ease and convenience of ensuring our children’s safety. A smartwatch becomes an even more optimal choice since some schools do not allow younger students to have phones. As we often see such smartwatches on our students’ wrists and witness firsthand the benefits that they provide, we decided to do some research and compiled a list of 5 Best Smartwatches for Kids in Singapore! 1. Fitbit Ace 3 For Kids Aged 6+ Image of Fitbit Ace 3 (Image Credit: Digital Trends ..read more
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Fun Techtivities in October!
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by Thinzar
5M ago
As the school holidays draw nearer, I’m sure all of us are excited and looking forward to what we can do during the break! Why not try out some #Techtivities? Have fun with your friends and family, and discover the wonders of technology at the same time! Let’s first hear some #TechNews! International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has developed a ship that uses a wind/solar hybrid propulsion system and Artificial intelligence (AI) to navigate the sea and cross the Atlantic without a human captain on board! Using AI, the ship is capable of recognizing obstacles in the water and making its ..read more
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Coding Lab Student Feature: Lucas Tang, 12, and Louis Tang, 10, Henry Park Primary School
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by Coding Lab Team
5M ago
We invited 2 passionate brothers, Lucas and Louis Tang, who first began their coding journey with us 4 years ago when they were 9 and 6 years old respectively. They have since accelerated across our S100 Python for teens, and are already pursuing our  S200 Electives course at the ages of 12 and 10. Lucas will also be commencing his studies at Hwa Chong Institution in 2023. Let’s hear from them regarding their experience so far! What do you love about coding? What about it keeps you going? Lucas: I enjoy it because it is satisfying! It is like maths. Because I love maths, that is why codin ..read more
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Fun Techtivities in September!
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by Thinzar
6M ago
September holidays are here, and that means a time to have fun! Take a look at our consolidated #Techtivities for some fun powered by technology this holiday. Firstly, for the #TechNews of the month, Covid-19 has greatly raised the importance of food security and resilience. While using methyl bromide has been a safe and common food storage practice within the industry, Singapore Storage & Warehouse is now using a safer method to store rice . Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) box is a locally developed technology that creates a low-oxygen environment that allows rice to be stored for up ..read more
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Achieving a Silver Award in the National Olympiad in Informatics 2023: Ziv Lim
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by Thinzar
6M ago
Remember our 10 Medallists at the 26th National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI) earlier this year?  We are dedicated to nurturing future leaders in technology, and as educators, we are always delighted to hear our students’ achievements and their kind words of appreciation for our efforts. We caught up briefly with our student, Ziv who had some words for us: “The countless days spent practicing on websites, as well as attending classes at Coding Lab, have greatly contributed to achieving this milestone. However, I want to express my deepest gratitude to my parents, teachers, and friends, w ..read more
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Winning 3 Platinum Medals – Hwa Chong Infocomm Challenge 2023!
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by Thinzar
6M ago
We are thrilled to extend our heartfelt congratulations to our exceptional students, Chen-Xuan, Emrys and Prabir, who have achieved remarkable accomplishments in this year’s Hwa Chong Infocomm Challenge 2023! Chen-Xuan, Emrys, and Prabir have each earned the prestigious Platinum award, the highest honour bestowed upon the top 1.5% of participants. Such incredible achievements have brought forth a multitude of opportunities for our students. We acknowledge the results of our numerous Coding Lab students who also achieved a medal in 2023! Many of them have received confirmed DSA offers from the ..read more
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