History of Computers

Computers have become part of our everyday activities. While computers as we know them today are relatively recent, the concepts and ideas behind computers have quite a bit of history. The modern computer is built upon a long history of mathematical and technological advancements. This course will gives you a whirlwind tour of how we got to the age of email, YouTube, and Facebook.

Education team

Hossein, or Unclecode as he prefers, is a Computer Science expert specializing in Natural Language Processing, Data Science, and AI.

Course Creator

Arash is experienced in leading the entire development process of Kidocode's new products, projects and programs.

Course Moderator

Ummu is a mathematics teacher who specializes in teaching primary, secondary, and IGCSE students.

Course Trainer

Firdaus is mainly involved in the Web Development department but also does projects using Raspberry Pi and Arduino.

Course Trainer

History of Computers course for kids

What will you learn?

Early Beginnings of Computers
How did people come up with the idea for computers? What were early computers like?
The First Computers
Who built the first computers? How did they work?
The Transition to Modern Computers
How did early computers evolve into the machines we use today?
How We Use Computers Today
What are some common ways that people use computers in their everyday lives?
The Future of Computing
What will computers be like in the future? What new technologies are on the horizon?

Our students



How many hours per week are required for the course?
Assuming that a student dedicates 5 hours per week to this course, it would take them 10 weeks to complete. However, different students may finish the course at different speeds depending on their abilities and commitments.
What is the average completion time for this course?
Many students finish the course in 50 hours, but some may take longer depending on their learning speed. There is no set completion time for the course, so students can work at their own pace.
What age group is this course meant for?
This course is meant for children aged 5 to 18 years old. It gives them a whirlwind tour of how we got to the age of email, YouTube, and Facebook.
What topics are covered in this course?
The topics covered in this course are the history of computers, how they work, and how they are used in our everyday lives. The course also covers the different types of computer systems and software that are available today.
Is a certificate provided at the end of the course?
Upon completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of completion.