Girls: Made with Code (3rd - 7th Grade)
Passion, power and programming! Learn, design, and create with other girls who code! Coding and computing skills are some of the most sought after skills in today’s job market. So much so that the jobs are growing much more quickly than those with the knowledge to fill the jobs. Get comfortable achieving in this growing field, where the workforce needs and wants more women! Learn to problem solve and think like a computer scientist. CS First materials and Scratch, a programming language perfect for beginning to intermediate coders, will be used to learn an introduction to code.
Instructor Kate Tinguely is a K-5 Library Media Specialist who blogs, pushes books and loves integrating tech with students. She has used technology with her students since the dos disk boot up days. She has been in the business of educating children for over 20 years, has her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, K-6 Minnesota classroom license and a K-12 Media certification. She is a Former FETC, TIES, ITEM and District Tech Camp presenter, an EdCampMagic participant, and local CoderDojo Leader.