“The text is clear, the graphics are engaging, and the apps are awesome. This is the programming guide for parents and kids to enjoy together.”
—Aaron Walker, Cybersecurity Expert, NASA
“The energy and excitement Bryson brings to teaching is captured perfectly in Teach Your Kids to Code, with colorful, captivating games and graphics that help develop real-world skills.”
—Bindy Auvermann, Executive Director, Next Generation Youth Development, Inc.
“Provides the building blocks of a great future in the rapidly changing world of technology.”
—JoAnne Taylor, former Vice President, Global Telecommunications, IBM
“The concepts in Teach Your Kids to Code can help any young person enhance their college prospects and expand their career opportunities, and Dr. Payne presents these skills through fun, challenging games and apps.”
—Dr. Raj Sunderraman, Department Chair of Computer Science, Georgia State University
“Every child on the planet should have this book, and so should every parent.”
—James E. Daniel, Jr., Founder, App Studios, LLC
“An innovative, motivating guide . . . Builds skills that can last a lifetime.”
—Dr. Steven Burrell, Vice President for Information Technology & CIO, Georgia Southern University
“The kind of book I wish I’d had as a kid.”
—Scott Hand, Software Engineer, CareerBuilder
“Dr. Bryson Payne is a computer scientist and professor of the highest caliber, and with Teach Your Kids to Code, he brings the power of computers within easy reach for readers young and old.”
—Dr. Antonio Sanz Montemayor, Informatics Professor, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
“A brilliant combination of engaging, imaginative apps and valuable, lifelong skills.”
—Ted Cunningham, author of The Power of Home
“Teach Your Kids to Code and the logical thinking it introduces will help build the next generation of technology leaders.”
—N. Dean Meyer, author and executive coach
“This book can jump-start your child’s success in a high-tech world.”
—Ken Coleman, leadership author and former radio host of The Ken Coleman Show
“Dr. Payne set us on the path that led us to our dream jobs! With Teach Your Kids to Code, he’s providing parents and teachers everywhere the chance to do the same for the next generation of creative problem-solvers.”
—Shah and Susan Rahman, Riot Games
“Bryson helps people improve their lives with technology. His book does the same.”
—Ash Mady, Technical Manager, RedHat, Inc.
“Enjoyable and accessible to parents and children alike.”
—Steve McLeod, Deputy CIO, University of North Georgia
“Dr. Payne used robots, games, and fun programs to motivate me in college, and Teach Your Kids to Code extends that same passion for coding cool apps beyond the walls of the campus.”
—Bobby Brown, Lead Developer, GetUWired
“It's so straightforward that you could easily hand this book to a child in upper elementary school or beyond and have them teach themselves. A win in my book when it comes to summer activities.”
—Mel Ford, BlogHer
“My grade 8 students won't give the book back! They love it!”
—Brian Aspinall, K-8 Teacher, Dork, Coach, Blogger, TEDx Speaker
“The graphics are impressive, the games are fun, and the explanations are clear and encouraging.”
—Sandra Henry-Stocker, IT World
“An excellent guide to learn Python.”
—Tim Slavin, Kids, Code, and Computer Science Magazine
"Teach Your Kids to Code is a helpful resource for any homeschool parent wanting to introduce their child to computer programming. It's a great investment in the technical education of your children!"
—The Old Schoolhouse Magazine
Listen to Bryson Payne on WBAI's Off the Hook radio!
Bryson was interviewed on “The Public Eye with Dr. John Raber.”
Read about Teach Your Kids to Code and Dr. Bryson Payne's book signing at the University of North Georgia bookstore.
Listen to an interview with Bryson Payne on Fred Fishkin's BootCamp Report.
Teach Your Kids to Code is featured in the Gainesville Times.
Bryson Payne spoke with Grayson Hamilton on the Popzara podcast about the importance of STEM education and teaching kids how to code.
"If you are looking for a way to help students (or your own children) to expand their horizon and reach their full potential then this is a book you should check out."
—School Counselor Online
Check out Bryson Payne's Opensource.com articles on cyborg jobs, affordable ways to get kids coding, and the importance of coding and technology in K-12 schools.