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Codecraft Works Grand Opening & Programming Competition Awards Ceremony

Codecraft Works Grand Opening & Programming Competition Awards Ceremony – Awards! Prizes! Tours! Free! Codecraft Works is having a big celebration. On April 28th at 5 pm, we will host the 2nd annual Codecraft Computer Programming Competition (CCPC) Awards Ceremony. This will also be the Grand Opening of the new Codecraft Works headquarters in Melbourne,

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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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Technology is just a tool

March 7, 2017 “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” Bill Gates, Microsoft Greetings, Earthlings! Welcome to this week’s Codecraft update. Please enjoy reading what we’ve been up to this past week and send us your comments, suggestions, or tech

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2016’s 365 in Review

by Shannon Landin Impacting the computer science education and future opportunities for 150+ students, their teachers, and their families weekly made January 2016 a very good start to the 3rd year of  Codecraft Lab’s mission-driven technology lab for students in Florida! Now in January 2017, before leaping ahead in the new year, reflecting on the successes and

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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”

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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

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CyberPatriot team members

Top 3 Reasons to Join the Cyber Patriot Team

This year, Codecraft Lab is once again coaching a high school and middle school team for Cyber Patriot, the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, and we would love to have you join us! National Youth Cyber Defense Competition This event challenges high school and middle school students to act as IT professionals who must manage a

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It's More Than Math

In learning the vocabulary of computer science, I’m breaking through a language barrier with my computer. by Fiona McCrae Hi, my name is Fiona. By a coincidence of acquaintances, I got involved with Codecraft Lab as a volunteer last summer at the age of 14 before my sophomore year of high school. I thought volunteering

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game maker

Game Makers Arcade

Click here to play! Alec, age 13 Tell me something unique about you, like a nickname, superpower, unusual talent or extreme interest? “I play soccer and I like to play chess. I just like to do sports basically” Why did you come to Codecraft Lab? “I wasn’t planning on going to camp this year, but

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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

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