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Youth Coding League 101: How Any Educator Can Teach Their Students to Code

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In this webinar, we will cover what the YCL is, the impact it can have on your school, and how your school can get involved.

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There is a lack of STEM education offered in secondary education and the Youth Coding League brings the solution with a fun and engaging twist. The program is project-based and is structured the same way as any other competitive sport. Kids not only learn to code, but they learn critical thinking, problem-solving, and resiliency.

The YCL has introduced computer programming to over 1,200 students in over 50 schools and 5 states across the country.

This webinar will cover:

  • How the YCL addresses the need for STEM programming
  • What the program is and how it works
  • How any teacher can become a coach
  • And how your school can get enrolled
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The Youth Coding League is an after-school program for middle school students (5th and 6th grades) and junior high school students (7th and 8th grades) using Google's CS First curriculum and the Scratch programming language.

The Youth Coding League provides support to schools with stipends and training for teachers, dedicated Youth Coding League staff, and an innovative, competitive element and dedicated website at

A competitive postseason includes prizes for Technical Merit, Community Favorite, Regular Season Top Scorer, and Most Improved prizes.

The Youth Coding League enjoys a 50/50 female/male split in participants. Meanwhile, the software development industry average is 20/80 female/male.

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