In the News: “CoderDojo goes global and getting real with virtual reality”

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[…]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Help Kick-Off CoderDojo Girls Initiative

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[…]

Petaluma programming club making coders out of kids

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,[…]

TWiT Bits 3297: CoderDojo Is Making Coders Out of Kids

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.