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.
A general-purpose, object-oriented programming language which is highly readable.
Computer science tutorials!
Allows creators to build immersive 3D cross-platform games and launch them simultaneously on multiple platforms, including PC, Mac, and Android.
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. Our dojo meets Wednesdays at the Petaluma Regional Library.
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!
Today in CoderDojo we were introduced to two cool websites! www.sorting-algorithms.com This website allows you to compare different methods of sorting in real time. (We will play some sorting games over the next few weeks. Fun stuff!) Check it out and let us know what you think!
Coming this June: coolestprojects.org Check out this fantastic project from a young CoderDojo Ninja from Ireland (shown on Jimmy Fallon): Family Minder App