Over 3,000 people gathered at IngenuityFest in Cleveland, and for the second year in a row, We Can Code IT engaged visitors with our technology outreach program. We delighted guests with our Artificial Intelligence chatbots, Skeletorbot and Zoebot. We enthralled Clevelanders with our Community Glass display. We taught visitors about computational thinking through the programming language, Scratch. The event culminated with Mel speaking as a panelist, explaining the importance of getting girls and women in to tech, at Meet the Makers. Thank you to our amazing volunteers! These wonderful images are provided by Lauren Holloway.
Inside Look: Teaching at Girls Who Codegirlswhocode: I am spending this summer as a teacher with Girls Who Code. Our movement has grown from a single inaugural class in New York City, to nineteen programs across the country only two years later, reaching nearly four hundred young women and teaching them computer science. People ask me, how is…
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From Minecraft to Scratch to Google Glass -- We Can Code IT is doing it all at this year's IngenuityFest! We'll be in the Make Space at Great Lakes Science Center on Saturday, September 27th from noon until 5:00 p.m. Our workshops at Ingenuity will be for boys and girls who want to learn how to make a virtual pet in Scratch or an amusement park in Minecraft. We're also bringing Zoebot. Kids will get to program Zoe to have the personality they want her to have. Will she be nice? Will she be mean? Will she hate liver and peas? [...]
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][nectar_slider location="Virtual Pet" flexible_slider_height="true" arrow_navigation="true" desktop_swipe="true" parallax="true" loop="true" slider_height="450" min_slider_height="400" autorotate="5000"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This workshop is over. Check out our latest workshop, Make Your Own Haunted House Adventure in Scratch, or View the outcomes of this workshop. Girls, ages 8+, will love learning how to create their very own virtual pet using the simple to use programming language, Scratch! Girls will have a blast designing and creating their pet, coding commands to make it walk, wag its tail, feed it, pet it, play with it . . . all with the goal of keeping its happiness at the highest levels. They are having fun, [...]
Learn how to make a pen write, spin, and change colors in Scratch. A great rainy day project for girls! An engaging girls teaching girls to program tutorial by Mira. Scratch is free and is used online. Just go to http://scratch.mit.edu.
This workshop has come and gone. Check out our latest workshop, Make Your Own Haunted House Adventure in Scratch. We will have another one soon, so please sign up for our newsletter for updates! View the Educational Outcomes of this Workshop. Minecraft in Education This workshop is for the girls! Play Minecraft and learn logic skills while doing it. It's a bit like hiding peas in the mac and cheese. Girls, ages 8+, love it because they are creating theme-park like rides in Minecraft. You'll love it because they are learning the fundamental logic structures behind programming and engineering while they [...]