Cybersecurity and the Girl Scouts of America

Cybersecurity and the Girl Scouts of America Girl Scouts and Cybersecurity On Saturday October 7th, Codecraft Works partnered with Raytheon and Vector 35 to give the Girl Scouts of America a lesson in cybersecurity. The girls earned three badges for their vests, learned about internet safety, and gained a deeper understanding of privacy, networks and binary code. While Girl Scouts are known for their crafts and cookies, these new badges are allowing these young girls to do much more than ever before. “These badges didn’t exist yet, because it wasn’t as easy to get access to computers and the internet,” […]

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Collaboration for Teachers

March 21, 2018 For Immediate Release Florida Institute of Technology and Codecraft Works Announce Collaboration for Teachers to Learn Computer Science and Earn Certifications Melbourne, Fla. – Florida Institute of Technology announced today a collaboration for teachers. The availability of accredited Codecraft Works courses for teachers to learn computer science. As technology continues to advance all over the world, teachers can benefit from having a better understanding of computer science and being able to prepare their students for a rapidly evolving future. Adults will gain a competitive edge in any industry and have the opportunity to join a network of […]

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Codecraft Foundation partners with Tallahassee community centers and Florida Blue

Exciting news in Tallahassee! Codecraft Lab is working with the Jack McLean Community Center and Palmer Munroe Teen Center to introduce Tallahassee teens to coding and computer science. The STE(A)M powered ten-week course started on Oct. 10. It teaches students algorithmic and critical thinking and creative problem solving using visual drag & drop platforms and “unplugged” activities. All participating students will receive full scholarships. This is made possible through a generous sponsorship by Florida Blue. This assistance helps make sure that every kid has access to coding education. We extend a huge thanks to Domi Station for helping to bring Codecraft […]

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Codecrafters Create Video Games in Python

This past summer, Codecraft Lab hosted the sold-out camp, “Making Games with Python & Pygame”. Many of the students were familiar with Scratch, but they wanted to take their programming skills to the next level. During the camp, we covered the fundamentals of Python and showcased software we use every day that is powered by Python, such as YouTube, Dropbox, Minecraft (via Raspberry Pi), and Pokemon Go tools. Once we introduced Python‘s game development library, Pygame, the magic happened. The kids unleashed their creativity and programmed their very own video game with custom graphics! Proud of their work, the students presented their games to the […]

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Codecrafter Q&A with Pinkiepieme

What is your name? Lexy (a.k.a Pinkiepieme) Do you have a nickname, superpower, or unusual talent or interest? I am very good at hula hooping! How old are you? 9 and ½ years old Why did you come to Codecraft Lab? I came to Codecraft to help myself learn more about coding because I think it will help me, and I want to make new friends too. Before coming to Codecraft Lab, had you ever do any coding? No. I mostly played outside. What do you hope to learn or make with code? I want to learn very advanced coding […]

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