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Hour of Code – Making Computer Music

Project Link in the Codecraft App LESSON SUMMARY DURATION: 45-60 mins GETTING STARTED: (2-5 MINS) Introduce the activity Direct student to the activity ACTIVITY: (20-40 MINS) Facilitate and support students to complete the tutorial WRAP-UP: (5-10 MINS) Debrief and close ASSESSMENT/EXTENDED LEARNING: (2-5 MINS) Optional What are we building? We’re going to build a piano

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Codecraft Works Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation

Codecraft Works Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation America’s Seed Fund Powered by NSF Provides Funding for R&D; Helps small businesses move innovations out of the lab and into the market Melbourne, Florida, October 26 – Codecraft Works has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II

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Taking Kids From Game Player to Game Maker

by Maya Mojica Setting Up for Success There is good news for parents! Your child’s hours of online gaming may actually be the first step toward a career in computer programing. Codecraft Works can provide kids with the foundation to take them from game player to game maker. Some parents are resisting the technological takeover

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Back To School

We’re hosting a back-to-school open house for YOU! Our community. Visit the Melbourne location and learn about the Labs and Clubs happening in Brevard this school year. While you look around and ask questions, the kids are invited to join a Minecraft build, .io challenge, play Super Smash Bros or try the VR vault! To

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Codecraft Summer Camp Round Up

Codecraft Works Summer Camps 2017 are a wrap!  Camp themes such as Mission to Mars, Sports and Games Around the World, Art and Music, and Digital Storytelling challenged campers to think creatively while learning the fundamentals of computer science. Our advanced camps took it to the next level with Python, Game Design, Web Development, and

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Codecraft Works Provides STE(A)M-Powered Learning for Girls

Codecraft Works, founded by Shannon Landin in 2011, is built on the foundation that all kids should have the opportunity to learn computer programming and understand the power of computing in a fun, supportive, and interactive environment. Learning computer programming is important for all kids, and at Codecraft Works, we are particularly passionate about providing

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A Vision for Computer Science Education

We believe that throughout the entire K-12 education lifecycle, it’s critical for students to have the opportunity to continuously develop their foundation of computer science knowledge. Students who harness the power of computational thinking to will learn and practice modern approaches to problem-solving. By applying computer science as a tool for learning and expression across

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Codecraft Camps Offer Access to Computer Programming Skill

This summer, locations in both Tallahassee and Melbourne offer STEM camp opportunities for kids to build computer programming skills. Camps are designed around innovative curriculum with cutting edge computer science (CS), engineering, and cyber security. Students work in high-tech labs with trained instructors and mentors to design websites, develop video games, learn ethical hacking basics,

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An Argument for Computer Science in the Classroom – Part II

  By Fiona McCrae Read Part I. Knowledge of computing is especially important when it comes to social media culture. Every day, millions of users log into information buffets like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. They carelessly share their whereabouts, bestow ample images of themselves without restraint, and heap pounds of personal information out onto

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Teaching Assistants Needed in Brevard and Leon County

Codecraft Works needs passionate individuals to teach summer camps to elementary, middle & high school kids in Brevard and Leon County. Codecraft will provide you with on-the-job curriculum and technology platform training in introductory concepts for K – 12 students in computer programming, science, engineering, Internet safety, and cyber security. We will also provide training

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