About the Author – Seamus O’Neill
Maths & Coding: Most recently (2017) the developers of SCRATCH, the MIT Media Lab (Boston) added Seamus’s Ready-Steady-Code component into the world’s top children’s programming language. Scratch has over 30 million users, and the Ready-Steady-Code vector grids have added much extra free functionality to Scratch for K12 teachers worldwide. Since then Seamus has published his teachers’ book ‘SCRATCH with Ready-Steady-Code’. He has also developed SCRATCH+ Ready-Steady-Code children’s Flip-books and support resources (e.g. Magnetic Scratch, Staff-room Mugs in Irish and English) to simplify and add fun to learning Maths with Code at school for all teachers who teach Maths. Seamus established CoderDojo Navan over 6 years ago, but believes code at school should be (and can be) just as much fun and exciting for girls and boys at school as it is in CoderDojo, which is a non-school activity which attracts far less girls than boys.