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Learn Coding with Robots (Ozobots)

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Woodward Technology Center - Mac Lab

3301 North Mulford Road

Rockford, IL 61114

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  • 67% of all jobs will be automated by 2034 & Require Coding Knowledge!
  • Skilled Programmers will be in high demand!

Learn Coding with Robots

  • Learn Coding with Robots, empowering youth to learn the basics of computer science and coding using the award winning robot, Ozobot!
  • All attendees will take home award winning robot, named Ozobot.
  • All attendees will have access to 120+ hours of online lessons and code tutorials
  • NEW curriculum has been created!

Attendee/Registration Requirements:

  • Students must be in grades K-8
  • Limit: ONE workshop per student
  • Parent/Guardian must register
  • Parent/Guardian/Sibling must attend event
  • RSVP through Eventbrite.

Cost:

There is *no cost for workshop or Ozobot robot

*This workshop is sponsored and paid for by
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program
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See details below

Workshop Agenda

  • Introduction to Coding and Computer Science
  • Ozobot Basics
  • OzoCodes
  • OzoBlockly
  • Group Games with Ozobot
  • Wrapping Up!

* Learn Coding with Robots is supported by a $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program with support from the Barber-Colman Management Fund. The mission of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is to serve as a catalyst for giving in order to attract, preserve, and grow an endowment for the current and future needs of the people of Northern Illinois. Since its founding in 1953 CFNIL has granted more than $71 million for charitable purposes. Learn more about CFNILs grantmaking and commitment to endowment at www.cfnil.org.


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Event Dates:

All workshops are on Saturdays

    • April 2019
      4/20 10am-Noon
      4/27 10am-Noon

    • May 2019
      5/11 10am-Noon
      5/25 1pm-3pm

    • June 2019
      6/1 1pm-3pm,
      6/15 10am-Noon

    • July 2019
      7/13 10am-Noon
      7/27 10am-Noon

    • August 2019
      8/10 10am-Noon


Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516

Event Contact: Professor Chuck Konkol

Event Website: http://rvchourofcode.com/learncodingrobots

The Rock Valley College Computers and Information Systems (CIS) department will host a "Learn Coding with Robots" workshop, in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Rd.).

Questions
Please email Professor Konkol with any questions at c.konkol@rockvalleycollege.edu.


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3301 North Mulford Road

Rockford, IL 61114

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