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November 2020

TechTime Workshop: Introduction to Coding with Scratch

November 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual
Free

Scratch is a great way for students to learn introductory coding. Not only is Scratch fun, but by using blocks and graphics, emphasis is placed on learning coding fundamentals rather than worrying about the syntax of a text-based computer programming language. Scratch uses blocks of code that are placed together to create programs and manipulate graphics. Scratch also brings together communities of content creators by allowing Scratchers to share their work, remix and learn from others. In this fun, introductory…

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December 2020

TechTime Workshop: Code a Robot to Play Rock-Paper-Scissors

December 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual
Free

In this fun, hands-on and virtual introductory robotics workshop, students ages 10 to 15 will learn the basics about robots. Students will receive a brief overview of robotics and then spend time coding a robot to play the rock-paper-scissors game. Students will learn basic coding constructs such as event handlers, variables, conditionals and randomness while using Microsoft MakeCode and a micro:bit simulator. A computer with internet connection is required as students will be receiving instruction via virtual meeting software and…

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Hour of Code™ and an Introduction to Coding

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Celebrate 2020 Computer Science Education Week with Hour of Code™ Hour of Code™ is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming. Join Mark Frederick, Chief Technology Officer with MākuSafe, and Tim Sieber, Executive Director of Tech Journey, for this free, virtual, introductory workshop. All individuals age 9 and above are welcome to participate and receive an introduction to computer science and coding…

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Hour of Code™ and an Introduction to Coding

December 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Celebrate 2020 Computer Science Education Week with Hour of Code™ Hour of Code™ is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming. Join Mark Frederick, Chief Technology Officer with MākuSafe, and Tim Sieber, Executive Director of Tech Journey, for this free, virtual, introductory workshop. All individuals age 9 and above are welcome to participate and receive an introduction to computer science and coding…

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TechTime Workshop: Code a Winer Snow Scene in Scratch

December 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Learn how to code an animated winter snow scene using Scratch Scratch is a great way for students to learn coding. Not only is Scratch fun, but by using blocks (think digital LEGOs®) instead of text, emphasis is placed on learning coding fundamentals rather than worrying about the syntax of a programming language. Scratch uses blocks of code that are placed together to create programs of instructions, if/then statements, loops, expressions, and so on. Scratch also brings together communities of…

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January 2021

TechTime Workshop: Code a Mad Libs® Story in Scratch

January 14, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Learn how to code a Mad Libs® story using Scratch Scratch is a great way for students to learn coding. Not only is Scratch fun, but by using blocks (think digital LEGOs®) instead of text, emphasis is placed on learning coding fundamentals rather than worrying about the syntax of a programming language. Scratch uses blocks of code that are placed together to create programs of instructions, if/then statements, loops, expressions, and so on. Scratch also brings together communities of content…

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