Two writing collaborators, Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky and John Vanden-Heuvel, hope to raise $20,000 on Kickstarter for their children’s book project.
They teamed up on a computer programming book for kids called ABCs of the Web: An Alphabet Primer For Future Developers. The intended audience are kids aged five and under. We’ve embedded a video about the project above. Here’s more from the Kickstarter page:
“To program, the child’s brain needs to be developed enough to understand cause-effect relationships, serial ordering, quantity conservation and hierarchical classification. Although children under 5 exhibit the beginnings of these capacities, they first need to learn to identify objects before performing operations with them. That’s why we designed ABCs of the Web to allow children to learn at the right level.”
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