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Bitsbox Builds a Weather App!
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No Need to Fear, Customer Support is Here!
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How to share your apps over text message
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STEM Homeschool Activities
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Why Bitsbox is the best homeschool computer science curriculum
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8 non-coding jobs that benefit from a coding background
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A 2019 holiday card from the Bitsbox Co-Founders
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The science behind subscription-based learning
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A superfun free Hour of Code activity for kids 6-12
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How to use your own pictures in Bitsbox apps
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Why isn't my student learning coding in school?
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How to copy your Bitsbox app code to paste it into a document
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Bitsbox volunteers with Impact on Education packing bookbags
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How to use the flip command in Bitsbox
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Can learning to code make my child a better student?
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What can I do with my empty Bitsbox box?
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Why Bitsbox works for homeschoolers
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11 useful resources when you’re homeschooling with Bitsbox
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Homeschooling with Bitsbox
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How to support ALL kids in computer science
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Improving your Bitsboxer's confidence in coding
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Coding isn't just for the computer scientists
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How to teach coding in elementary school using Bitsbox
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3 reasons to start coding young
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What Bitsbox app project are you?
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How to share your Bitsbox apps
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Meet Zion: Coder, leader, and future mathematician
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How to find the right balance with kids and screen time
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Our favorite apps from Summer 2018
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8 tips for keeping your kids safe online
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How coding games for kids teach cognitive thinking
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4 ways coding helps kids beat the summer slump
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Meet Audrey: Writer, actress, and the original Bitsbox Kid
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3 things to look for in an educational subscription box
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Coding is hard. That's why your kids should learn
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Bitzbox, Bitbox, Bixbox, Bitsbox: How our company name came to be!
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Is "coding for kids" the same as "computer programming for kids"?
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Learning to code is like learning to cook
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10+ new features that make the Bitsbox text command more awesome
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4 reasons subscription boxes for kids are the best tools to learn new skills
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3 fun and free STEM projects for kids
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Meet Stella & Blaise: Models, YouTubers, and future Ninjas
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Free and easy code games for Hour of Code
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8 reasons coding for kids isn't just another fad
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Meet Grace: Artist, aspiring engineer, and the highlight of our Shark Tank debut
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Design and Syntax: Going Beyond "Blockly" Style Coding
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3 reasons kids should learn to code
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Meet Milo: Kid coder, podcaster, and dreamer
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Preparing for Bitsbox: What you need to know and need to have
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Why kids love coding with Bitsbox
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Goodbye scrolling (and scrolling). Helloooo SEARCH!
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How kids can get ahead using mobile
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Why is Bitsbox the best after-school activity for your kid?
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Start this school year right by introducing your kids to coding!
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How to code an app with Taylor Swift
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We didn't get a deal on Shark Tank, so why are we so happy?
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How have Bitsbox's materials evolved since we started?
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Bitsbox on Shark Tank
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How to write clear and efficient code
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Sorry, could you explain that code in English, please?
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10 things educators should know about coding apps in Bitsbox
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Build an app in Bitsbox in under 5 minutes!
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Help! I'm a grownup and I have no idea what coding is!
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Why I quit my job to teach kids to code
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What it's like to be a non-coder in a tech startup
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How to debug your code like a pro
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Boys and girls like to code the same app projects. Here's how we know
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How to code with kindergarteners
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How to get siblings coding together
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Help your kid learn to code by following these 6 steps

Blog contributors

Jeff Bull
Jeff Bull is a lifelong coder and a meticulous woodworker. He spent 8 years as the Senior Software Craftsman at Bitsbox.
Scott Lininger
Scott Lininger is a dad, coder, and the CEO of Bitsbox. Find his occasional twitter musings at @scottlininger.
Anastasia Miliano
Anastasia Miliano is a proud Maine native, mechanical engineer, and aspiring coder. She spent six heroic years as Bitsbox's Cat Herder in Chief.
Alexandra Ostler
Alexandra Ostler is an artist, data geek, and spent three years as the Minister of Greenbacks for Bitsbox.
Aidan Chopra
Aidan Chopra is a dad, the Content Factory and a Cofounder of Bitsbox. He is also inspirational, manly and taller than you think!
Emma Erickson
Emma Erickson is a writer, T-Swift's #1 fan, and spent four years on the Bitsbox team. You can usually find her searching for snacks or riding her bike.
Zach Vollink
Zach Vollink is an avid mountain biker, passionate coder, and the webslinger at Bitsbox. His love for Cheez-its seems to have created an office-wide addiction.
Christie Veitch
Christie Veitch is an educator, proud non-coder, good friend of Bitsbox, and occasional contributor to our blog.