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We had an amazing 2019. Here’s what’s next. 👇

2019 was a huge year for Codecraft Works. We announced our new learning platform, developed and launched exciting new programs, and continued to find new ways to bring computer science education to new heights. As we start the new year, we wanted to give a quick recap of all the wonderful things that happened in the Codecraft

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Hour of Code – Falling Tiles Game

Project Link in the Codecraft App DURATION: 60 mins GETTING STARTED: (2-5 MINS) Introduce the activity ACTIVITY: (40-20 MINS) Facilitate and support students to complete the tutorial as well as the challenges WRAP-UP: (5-10 MINS) Debrief and close CONFIG OBJECT type: Phaser.AUTO This property is responsible for setting the rendering context of the game.It can

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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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Thursday Hardware Event w/ Best Buy!

Love to play video games? We do too – but we love to watch software and hardware work together to power our favorite games even more! This Thursday, 11/14, join us for an evening of hardware relays, tech trivia, and video game tourneys during our open house, in partnership with Best Buy. Kids will leave

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Looking to get into Machine Learning? Meet AWS DeepRacer!

This weekend, we’re hosting an AWS DeepRacer Workshop (for free!) at our Melbourne HQ. But before then, we figured we’d clue you in on just what DeepRacer is in the first place, and why we think it’s so cool.  So, what is it? DeepRacer was created by Amazon Web Services, a division of Amazon that

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Thinking of a career in tech? Look to cybersecurity, first.

While Halloween is right around the corner, it’s not the only thing happening in October that we’re excited about. October is also Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a month long collaborative effort between industry leaders and the U.S. government designed to bring attention to online safety and security. It aims to not only help Americans understand how

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Codecraft Computer Codecraft Programming Competitions 2020

Getting Started Guides for Scratch, Python, or Java Getting Started with Scratch Make an account at www.scratch.mit.edu. Decide whether you’d like to make a story or a game.  Brainstorm some ideas and write them down on a sheet of paper. Plan out how you intend to implement your ideas. Break down the actions, and use

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