Mitch Resnick is the Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at MIT Media Lab, the creators of the Scratch programming environment. He recently gave a TED talk about the benefits of teaching kids to code and how Scratch is perfect for the job. It’s an excellent presentation that will reshape how you think about the benefits of your child learning to program. I highly recommend watching it.
Here’s the video (if you’re reading this in an email, click here to view the video):