"There are several places in Vietnam where they’re teaching computer science from second grade in class, so they don’t have a gender divide because everybody is expected to program."
"Math has been taught a particular way for a very long time. Fine, but it pulls the same small subset of kids into mathematics."
Believe it or not, computer programming isn't mathematics. Still, the conclusion, that "[e]ach kid is unique in what captures their attention and their passion", is sound.