Schools and youth programs are challenged to teach computer science that students need for life and careers in today’s world. Educators and youth program leaders want to learn about computer science to be able to meet that challenge. This 3-hour teacher workshop provides valuable first steps in three, connected, 1-hour sessions: Session 1: Experience an hour [...]
On August 17, 2018, from 4:00pm-6:30pm, at Dadeland Mall, Microsoft is holding a Back to School event. This event is free to the community and is a great way to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The first 150 students will get a chance to receive a backpack with the tools needed to achieve more [...]
Middle school female students learn programming with Alice Animation software at "Girls Who Code" event at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. The Learning Spot at MDC Wolfson is the perfect setting for a day of computer programming.
Ten80 education trainers held a workshop for middle school teachers on Friday October 26th at William H. Turner Technical Arts High School. Local and regional partners were invited to come a day early to help build a strategy for long-term support in areas and to learn how they could become a Ten80 event team partner in [...]
Over 1200 students participated in Ten80 education's STEM day. This fast-paced event for high school students was geared towards upperclassmen and opened the doors for long-term engagement in STEM learning. Each workshop addressed different STEM-related concepts and skills but all addressed a key aspect of the innovative process. Student participants were exposed to a variety of career [...]
On March 7, 2017, after a partnership between Miami Dade College and Oracle Academy, girls from local middle schools and high schools were taught how to code to reduce the severe shortage of women in computer-science and other technology-related fields. This event involved faculty and students from MDC'S renowned School of Engineering and Technology to help guide [...]
Girls from 4 middle schools attended "She Innovates Tech Conference" on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the University of Miami In attendance, were girls from John F Kennedy, Citrus Grove, Hialeah Gardens Middle and Winston Park K-8 School. Miami Herald Publicizes Event "She Innovates Tech Conference," a collaboration between CODeLLA and the University [...]
"Exploring Computer Science" course taught in CTE Digital Information Technology in 13 high schools. Unity Game Programming application offered at 3 high schools in CTE programs. 78 CTE teachers completed training MIT App Inventor training from FIU College of Engineering. In collaboration with FIU, 18 CTE teachers trained in Computer Science Principles and are eligible to teach AP Computer Science course. Seven [...]