Begin, the company behind the proven early learning program, Homer, announced today the acquisition of CodeSpark, a learn-to-code application for children.
“We’re excited to have the codeSpark team join HOMER on our mission to give every child the best start to their learning journey and prepare them with the skills they need for a 21st century world.” said Neal Shenoy, CEO and co-founder of Begin “We do this by teaching the right skill, at the right time, in the right medium. That’s The HOMER Method. We know coding is most effectively taught through a digital program, and in codeSpark we have a best in class, award-winning product which we’re thrilled to bring into the HOMER family.” Shenoy continued.
Grant Hosford, co-founder and CEO of codeSpark, said, “We are thrilled to join the BEGiN family and become part of HOMER’s comprehensive learning program. Increasingly, our world is run by code, so it’s more important than ever that kids master 21st century skills. The foundational milestones of the HOMER program are the perfect preparation for successfully mastering computational thinking skills with codeSpark Academy.”