How young is too young to begin coding?

“Children aged from 5-11 have so much potential for learning about algorithms and computation that it would be a shame to wait until they are teenagers before we teach them the foundations.” (source:

This is true not only for coding. It is time to re-think education in a more personalized way: we now have the tools to follow-up the learning of each learner and adapt it to match the pace and interests of each one. Mass education is a waste of time and a loss of opportunities for everyone included the educators.

A sorting game devised by computer scientist J. Paul Gibson to teach the concept of algorithms to children.

At what age do you think children could experience coding?

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