Special Event-Teach Your Kids to Code! (bring the kids!)-Steve Michelotti (MVP)

Have you ever wanted a way to teach your kid to code? For that matter, have you ever wanted to simply be able to explain to your kid what you do for a living? Putting things in a context that a kid can understand is not as easy as it sounds. If you are someone curious about these concepts, this is a “can’t miss” presentation that will be co-presented by Justin Michelotti (6th grader) and his father. Bring your kid with you to CapArea.NET for this fun and educational session. We will show tools you may not have been aware of like SmallBasic and Kodu – we’ll even throw in a little Visual Studio. Concepts such as variables, conditionals, loops, and functions will be covered while we introduce object oriented concepts without any of the confusing words. Kids are not required for entry!

Steve Michelotti is a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and an Architect/Developer for Applied Information Sciences (AIS). He has consulted at Advertising.com/AOL where he was the Tech Lead for one of the highest volume .NET applications in the world. He previously was the Chief Technologist at e.magination. Steve is a frequent presenter at developer user groups and Code Camps along the East Coast and holds the MCSD, MCPD, and MCT certifications. Steve has been on Microsoft Channel9 and his published articles include Visual Studio Magazine and his blog: www.geekswithblogs.net/michelotti.

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  • Erica W.

    If anyone is interested in checking out the details of the Baltimore GiveCamp, a "code it forward" hackathon which will be taking place Nov 7-9 at UMBC, please visit baltimoregivecamp.org

    1 · August 27

  • Erica W.

    Great presentation, Steve and Justin!

    August 27

  • Munish S.

    Thanks Steve & Justin for awesome presentation...

    August 27

  • Scott

    Amazing!

    August 26

  • Howard U.

    Thank you!

    August 26

  • Howard U.

    Such a great way for me to join this group. Bringing my kids (11 + 13) with me. Do we bring laptops? Is there an agenda we could review to be properly configured.

    1 · August 17

  • Scott

    I'm bringing my 9 yr old!

    1 · August 26

  • Tom G.

    What a bummer, I was super-excited about "Teach Your Cats to Code" event, and then I put my reading glasses back on. Oy!

    1 · July 22, 2014

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