Programming for Non-programmers for Parents and Kids
Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)
Santa Monica, CA
Programming for Non-Programmers for Parents and Kids
Saturday March 9th from 10 am - 12 pm
Presented by General Assembly + CoderDojo
There has been a growing consensus among parents that kids should be taught how to code. Coding is the way of the future and kids are easily able to pick up the basics of computer programming. The instructors will be introducing your kids to Scratch, a programming language that teaches the concepts of programming to young children through the use of animation and games. All children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent so please register both yourself and your child. This class is appropriate for children 7-15 years old.
None. A laptop is required for this class.
About the Instructors
Shara Karasic is the Head of Social & Mobile at Communik8, an agency that creates great interactive expreiences and products across web and mobile. Previously, she worked at Appolicious and Business.com. She is also the co-founder of Coderdojo in LA.
Una Fox is the VP of Technology Client Relations at Disney. She previously worked at Yahoo, KPMG, and Dow Jones. She is also the co-founder of Coderdojo in LA.
Coderdojo is a global collaboration providing free and open learning to young people, especially in programming technology. Coderdojo focuses on teaching young people how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and more. Dojos are set up, run by and taught by volunteers. Coderdojo makes development and learning to code a fun and sociable experience.
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