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.
Have you ever felt completely blocked? Have you ever been staring at your blank screen for hours, unable to jot anything down? Read here on how to resolve coder’s block.
The nation’s K-12 teachers are leading the way when it comes to bringing computer science to their schools. From starting a coding club to hosting an Hour of Code to using resources directly from Code.org, teachers say they’ve implemented computer science in their schools by starting with a variety of low-barrier strategies. To read more: https://medium.com/@codeorg/what-does-a-code-org-classroom-look-like-teachers-using-diverse-strategies-to-bring-cs-to-schools-cc02c3b61306
Through brainstorming, planning and programming together, families gained confidence and interest in coding, and both parents increased their awareness of developmentally appropriate and playful ways to introduce coding in early childhood. Most importantly, they walked away with a new activity to do together, just like reading a book or playing a board game. To read[…]
Calling all aspiring cyber security experts! The Cybersecurity Tech Accord has launched its Apps 4 Digital Peace competition in partnership with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs Vienna, and is looking for young innovators and leaders from the technology and policy communities to develop an original technology-based application to fight off cyber threats. Click the below[…]
For The First Time In History, Girls Won All Five Top Prizes at the Broadcom Masters STEM Competition
Something amazing happened at this year’s Broadcom MASTERS National STEM Competition. Out of the 30 finalists chosen from across the country, the top five spots were taken by girls, for the first time in the competition history. Follow the link here to read more and view some of the videos! https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=27388&fbclid=IwAR3mfcXqfXxjT62u-HLYDmqWjO0uOltckzdOSeo6_vj76Y6h9xWgGmGX1OE
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[…]