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Kalispell - CodeMontana Kids Coding and Education

Come and learn more about what is going on with the codemontana.org initiative and bring your ideas for how to interest kids in programming. We'll go through the current codehs.com curriculum, share the status of meetings with school district 5, and collaborate AND DEMO other technologies, strategies and systems for connecting kids to code. Have an idea, BRING IT.

Possible topics include:
- Computer science in Education Week (Dec 9-15)
- KidsRuby
- Little Big Planet
- Code.org
- Sperho (robitic ball)
- Blender / Maya
- Gosu Game Engine
- Ruby Warrior
- Codecademy

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  • Jeremy A.

    Is there any interest in FIRST robotics? I'm more interested in doing something K-8 as thats where my kids currently are.

    October 29, 2013

  • Darren F.

    Hey y'all. I've taught a couple of Python classes over at St
    Matthews and a 4H robotics class. I'm gearing up for a 8 week Intro to Programming (Python) and I'm excited to talk to you guys about what's been working for your efforts.

    October 25, 2013

    • Mike K.

      Hi Darren, that is awesome! I look forward to learning more, I have never tied in a lot of robotics but I know that is a great way to connect with kids; they love it!

      October 26, 2013

  • Richard S.

    Mike - Are you offering a tour of Vubiquity?

    October 25, 2013

    • Mike K.

      Hi Richard, sure, you're always welcome to come tour!

      October 26, 2013

  • Greg G.

    Kaz - Thanks for the support for CodeMontana.org. We already have hundreds of kids in Montana learning to program!

    1 · October 26, 2013

  • Marvin B.

    Darn, you changed the meeting to Wednesday. I really wanted to attend, but have other commitments that night. You might want to throw RoboCode into the discussion ring as well.

    October 25, 2013

  • Mark M.

    Is it OK to bring our teenager, who is in the codemontana.org program? He's really curious.

    October 23, 2013

    • Mike K.

      Of course, the meeting is open to anyone!

      1 · October 23, 2013

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