A Harvard team created a device designed to teach young kids how to code

Learning how to code can seem intimidating, overwhelming and just plain boring to many adults not familiar with it—not to mention kids. But with the growing focus on technology, it makes sense that this generation’s kids might be interested in coding. At this point, it’s a skill that could positively affect their future, or at least serve as a great skill to have for a range of uses.

A Harvard team has designed Root, a small robot meant to be used in classroom to introduce children to coding. The team hopes that it will make coding more approachable and fun for kids.

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