The Hour of Code, a global movement to introduce students to the fundamentals of computer science organized by Educator Innovator partner Code.org, takes place next week, December 5-11.
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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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
For young people who ‘live on the web’, making the web a better place is an ideal version of community engagement and betterment. And they have many ideas about what a better web could be. Project:Connect engages youth-serving organizations in supporting young people to take on the challenge of creating a better web community. An […]
By idecoursy; Cross-posted from The Webmaker Blog— On May 9, programmers, designers, educators and learning innovators came together in New York to hack for a better web. The Project:Connect hackathon — hosted by the MacArthur Foundation, Facebook, the Family Online Safety Institute and Mozilla — kicked-off this year’s Digital Media and Learning Competition. The competition brought together teams to develop […]
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 […]