[UPHPU] CoderDojo (coding for kids!)
jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Wed Apr 4 01:18:15 MDT 2012
I would second the call for Python. This reminds me of the HacKid conference which I was trying to get here in Utah a couple years ago: http://hackid.org
On 03 Apr 2012, at 20:15, Brian J. Rogers wrote:
> Good point, I completely forgot about Python.
> When I sent the email to the ruby group, I let them know that because I
> don't think I'd be able to head this up, I'd be willing to make calls
> and see if we could get sponsors for space (physical and server) and
> also to schools to get kids to come.
> On Tue, 2012-04-03 at 20:09 -0600, Merrill Oveson wrote:
>> Why not teach python?
>> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 7:53 PM, Brian J. Rogers <brian at ditoforge.com> wrote:
>>> So I saw a tweet from someone plugging CoderDojo.com
>>> It is basically a regularly scheduled workshop aimed at kids and
>>> teaching them how to program, and from what I see it is geared to fill
>>> in the gap left by public school's lack of programming options. While I
>>> may not be able to regularly help on this, I think it would be great and
>>> I would make an effort into helping. I'm even willing to work with the
>>> Utah Ruby group and join forces so we can give kids an option or even
>>> being able to do both.
>>> I think it would be really cool to get this going, as it seems that this
>>> whole project is rather new. What do you guys think?
>>> Brian J. Rogers
>>> captbrogers at gmail.com
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