Program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation.
CodeCombat is a platform for students to learn computer science while playing through a real game.
Computer science tutorials!
SoloLearn is a mobile social platform where everyone can learn coding.
CoderDojo is a global movement of free, volunteer-led, community-based programming clubs for young people. At a Dojo, young people learn how to code and explore technology in an informal and creative environment. In addition to learning to code, attendees meet like-minded people and are exposed to the possibilities of technology.
Kids ages 8 to 18 are encouraged to think creatively and have fun learning in a relaxed, social environment. Petaluma dojo meets Wednesdays at the Petaluma Regional Library.
A compelling read on the many benefits of kids’ learning how to code, and why coding is important for kids and students to learn. Check it out!
Check it out! Swing by The Scratch Team blog and read more about the “3 Things To Know About Scratch 3.0” Scratch 3.0 will have more ways to create and share Scratch 3.0 will have new support for getting started Scratch 3.0 is still the Scratch you know and love Full Launch On January 2,[…]
Previewing DojoCon and getting immersed in VR with David Whelan This week we preview the global coders conference DojoCon taking place in Kilkenny with organising committee member John Leamy. We also sit down with Immersive VR Education co-founder David Whelan to talk about recreating the Apollo mission, getting in early with Oculus, and why he[…]
CoderDojo Girls Initiative: Our Birthday Commitment 18 July 2018 · by Giustina Mizzoni published on coderdojo.com Today, with the help of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (Prince Harry and Meghan Markle!), we’re making a commitment to recruit 5000 new female volunteers into the CoderDojo movement. We used our seventh birthday party as an opportunity to highlight[…]
Mentor Joe created this simulation and is challenging Dojo Ninjas to create their own games involving Petaluma, chickens, and any of the following cool effects: Creating clones: can you make more chickens? Initiating movement! Can your chickens move around on their own? Far away and close up: can you use the bigger/small functions that make the[…]
December 2 & 3, 2017 The Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, California Come to North Bay Python! P-Town. Rivertown. That place where the cows are. No matter what you call Petaluma, we want you to join us here for a great weekend of Python talks and networking. North Bay Python tickets start at $25 for unaffiliated individuals,[…]
ARIANA REGUZZONI TOWNS CORRESPONDENT | April 19, 2016 On an unseasonably hot Wednesday afternoon, 18 kids between the ages of 9 and 13 sat in a square of tables with laptops in front of them and a copy of the book “Computational Fairy Tales” by their sides. Despite the heat and lure of video games,[…]
Leo Laporte and Alex Wilhelm talk with Candace Stump and 10-year-old Morgan, about a programming club making coders out of kids, which is part of CoderDojo – an open-source, volunteer led, global movement of free coding clubs for young people. Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
Today, Mentor Candace told us about the Future Makers Awards, hosted by CoderDojo International. They invite young coders, ages 10-17, to use their coding superpowers to create positive social impact. Past projects have been super cool, and prizes will be awarded. Submissions must be made by December 1 (see their rules for details), and we[…]
Today Mentor Phil showed us a really cool chat-bot, a computer that pretends to be a person and answers all our questions. Some of you had questions we didn’t have time to answer. Here is a link to Mitsuku, the bot we interacted with: www.mitsuku.com Enjoy!