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Debunking Common Misconceptions About Teaching Coding – Bonus Episode with Hatch Coding

In this episode, I’m joined by Peter Kuperman, CEO & Founder of Hatch Coding, for an enlightening conversation where we debunk common misconceptions about teaching coding, like who should teach it, who should learn it, and what role AI should play. You’ll also hear strategies for teaching coding to students of all ages plus ways to anchor students’ motivation by connecting their coding education with their individual interests and passions.

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Addressing Misconceptions About Teaching Coding

  • Help students determine their passion.
  • Establishing your why is essential.
  • AI can assist, not replace coders.
  • Coding is for anyone and everyone.


Today’s episode is brought to you by Hatch Coding, where they empower tomorrow’s innovators by teaching coding and AI to students ages 8-18.. Hatch Coding is like a secret society, except their secret handshake is coding, and their students go on to build the next big thing. Hatch’s engaging interactive platform offers 450 hours of learning in Python and Javascript, but fundamentally teaching the language of their future. Discover more at to unlock a 50% discount for your first month.


Have you subscribed to the podcast yet? I don’t want you to miss an episode and hope you’ll keep following along with me on this podcast journey. When you follow along on Apple Podcasts the new episodes will appear in the app so you don’t have to remember to go looking for them… Click here to follow on Apple Podcasts! And if you have a minute for a BIG favor, add a rating and review to the podcast, too — I would certainly appreciate it!

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Blog Author and EdTech Consultant Dr. Monica Burns

Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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