What is it About Minecraft?

Posted & in Connected Camps.

Earlier this month, community members and counselors from Summer of Minecraft gathered at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts to reflect on their experiences in the online summer camp organized by Connected Camps. Summer of Minecraft enabled kids ages 9-13 to hone their skills in the creative, construction-based game with the help […]

Make the Web: Start with an Hour of Code

Posted & in Code.org, Educator Innovator Blog, Hive Learning Network, Mozilla Webmaker, Partners.

For the second year in a row, Webmaker and Hive Learning Networks, both Educator Innovator partners, will be participating in the largest learning event in history–the Hour of Code, running from Dec. 8-14, 2014. Code.org launched this global campaign in 2013, to align with Computer Science Education Week, and to demystify code and show that anyone can learn […]

Just a few more days to get in Project:Connect applications

Posted & in Educator Innovator Blog.

The fifth Digital Media and Learning Competition–the Project:Connect Summer Youth Programming Competition-– is accepting applications through June 10 for awards made starting July. The inaugural NYC-based youth hackathon, sponsored through the Hive Learning Network, is an example of what young people envision when given the time and space to design for a web that best serves them. […]

Learn to program with ScratchEd

Posted & in Opportunities Sampler, Partner Opportunities, Scratch Ed.

You, too, can learn to program and to teach programming with Scratch. ScratchEd, a network of educators and learning theorists working together to learn about teaching programming in the Scratch environment, offer a range of ways to learn about Scratch. Creative Computing Course For the Summer of Making and Connecting, ScratchEd is pleased to offer […]