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The travelling salesman problem is a popular optimization problem in computer-science and mathematics. All students of computer science will study this problem at some point in their academic paths. The …

Learning disabilities in children can be a significant challenge in a child’s learning path. However, with the right knowledge, approach, patience, and expectations, it can be managed. Children with learning …

What is the PSLE Exam in Singapore? The PSLE is a mandatory exam that students in Singapore must take after they complete their primary school education (after grade 6, after …

What do all Microcontrollers (MCU) have in common?  They have pins. The pins are those that stick out of the IC chip. Each pin has a specific function or task, …

Based on the Common Core State Standards, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)is the District of Columbia’s annual assessment of Mathematics and English Language Arts …

Without an iota of doubt, Robotics classes can definitely spark the creativity and the necessary dopamine reward to build things. It is one of the unique STEM areas that has …

In this post, we will discuss the various assessment programs in the state of Ohio. This includes programs for Kindergarten Readiness to assessments for school performance. These various assessments are …

This post covers all types of questions in all three batteries for CogAT – Grade 3-5. To know more about the CogAT test, read our post on everything about the …

There are exceptional developers working in the background to bring you the most captivating experience in the forefront. In this post, we look at the top first person shooter games …

Let’s start the post with the “3n+1” problem. Introducing the “3n+1” Problem Do the above steps for any number that you randomly choose repeatedly and you will end up at …

If you haven’t heard yet, Devin is an attempted world’s first AI software engineer that writes code by itself. It can understand what you want to make, write code for …

Microbit is used in school computer science curriculums across the world. Children create fun and interactive creations and take them home and build more. In simple terms, the microbit has …

It is one of the most commonly used formulae in mathematics. We all know that the are of a circle is pi*r^2.But, why is it pi*r^2? Imagine a circle with …

Look around, and you will see tons of circular objects. The simple reason is they are symmetric, proportionate, and the most easy to handle. Circular objects can be moved from …

The Pennsylvania Department of Education launched the PSSAs (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment) in 1992. The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) test is an integral part of the Pennsylvania …

SATs are Standard Assessment Tests conducted by primary schools in England for children in Year 2 and Year 6 to check their academic progress. KS1 is for Year 2 and …

Grammar schools in the United Kingdom select most of their students by ability. Out of a total of 3000 plus state-funded schools in the United Kingdom, only 163 schools (5 …

AI Tutors vs. Human Tutors

The world of AI is rapidly changing with the integration of artificial intelligence and machine learning. AI tutors can come in and disrupt the space of teaching and learning with …

Our v2 micro:bit has a microphone to listen to surrounding sounds. So, let’s write some code to make the microbit sense the sound in the surrounding and switch on or …

Motion blocks are those blocks of code that we use to move or turn the sprites. Motion blocks can be found in the block palette of the Scratch editor, as …

IDSes use several different techniques to detect malicious network activity. Anti-virus Software uses IDS to discover, flag, and remove. Types of IDS: Signature based attacks are good at identifying known …

The National Science Olympiad (NSO) is organized every year by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) for children from the 1st to the 12th Grade in school. The objective of the …

NSO 2024 Exam Dates

The National Science Olympiad (NSO) is organized every year by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) for children from the 1st to the 12th Grade in school. The objective of the …

Project 1: Saying “Hi UnicMinds” on the Microbit Let’s say the message “Hi UM” on the LEDs implying “Hi UnicMinds!” Step 1: Open Microsoft Make Code Step 2: Open the …

A basic circuit would be as follows: Every electric circuit, regardless of where it is or how large or small it is, has four basic parts: an energy source (AC …

Control Blocks in Scratch

Control blocks in Scratch look like as shown above in the image. It has different blocks which can be categorised into three sections 👍 Let’s understand wait, repeat and Forever …

Just like Arduino and RaspberryPi, Microbit is a microcontroller that is designed by the BBC to specifically introduce STEM education and programming to kids. Microbit is denoted as micro:bit. Microbit …

The Nobel Prize, pronounced as no-BELL, is a highly coveted prize given to extraordinary works benefiting humanity. The prizes are given in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology/medicine, literature, and …

Boolean Blocks in Scratch

Boolean blocks are hexagonal blocks that are used inside other blocks. Boolean blocks can be either true or false (1 or 0).  These are questions that we can say “Yes” …

Robotics are fun projects to enroll your child into! It’s a fun & engaging way to learn about Building & Programming Electronics & Robots. Your kid will start from the …

Learning robotics needs a conducive environment for exploration. In this post, we cover the essentials that are needed to organize a simple and neat robotics workspace for kids. Source: Adobe …

The job of an antivirus software is to find out if an application is a virus or not.  So, an antivirus software must do two things very well. Job 1: …

App Development for Kids

Children will learn to make simple apps using JavaScript Programming language in block-based coding. They will start with creating single screen app design and coding and will move their way …

Every year on April 2nd, the world comes together to observe World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). This year marks the 17th annual celebration. It is recognised by the United Nations’ …

Roblox is one of the most popular gaming platforms that you can enjoy playing with friends. Some of the best Roblox games for a group of friends to play together …

Binary Tree This is the most basic form of trees among all tree data structures in Computer Science. The topmost node is called Root, and each node has utmost two …

As shown in the below picture, the block palette is the area of the Scratch screen where different script blocks are available. The different types of script blocks include: motion, …

According to Java standards and common practices, we should declare every class in its own source file. And even if we declare multiple classes in a single source file (.java), …

Roblox is one of the most popular gaming engines and platforms in the world, and it is getting more and more popular with its user-generated content and more. The rich …

A source code is what you and I can read and write in programming languages such as C, C++, and Python. These are human understandable syntax statements.  When we compile …

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