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S7 E3 · The K12 Engineering Education Podcast
Teaching Coding to the Community with a Small Business, with Amy Pirzada
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Amy Pirzada started My Coding Place as an educational business focused on teaching coding to kids in Austin. But she soon expanded to teach chess, game design, 3D modeling, 3D printing, and more technical topics in problem-solving to wider audiences. She talks about the mission of her entrepreneurial business, how to teach kids programming effectively, the right tech tools for teaching kids of different ages, and her goals for the business and possibly a future nonprofit.


Related to this episode:

• My Coding Place: https://www.mycodingplace.com/

• Gamemaker: https://gamemaker.io/

• Blender: https://www.blender.org/

• mBot by Makeblock: https://www.makeblock.com/steam-kits/mbot

• Hansol Hong of Robolink, on a past episode: https://www.k12engineering.net/episodes/74

• Roblox: https://www.roblox.com/

• Lua: https://www.lua.org/

• Girlstart nonprofit, on a past episode: https://k12engineering.net/episodes/21


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