We Can Code IT's after-school program at Beaumont gives students the opportunity to engage their minds in new ways through computational thinking and by creating an understanding of...
Hedy Lamarr is best known as a glamorous and talented actress who captivated audiences during the Golden Age of film. But many don’t know that she was also a tech pioneer who helped pave the way for girls and women in computer science.
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.
Girls in STEM As part of Mira's We Can Code IT Series on Scratch, she shows you a very simple tutorial on how to make a ball bounce. Scratch is free and is used online. Just go to http://scratch.mit.edu. Play the Make a Ball Bounce Animation! Press the green flag to start. Press the red stop sign to stop. Remix the Code! Make your own version, based on Make a Ball Bounce, by following the link to our Scratch project page here!