Code, Create, Teach

Workshops

The best learning involves lots of time for creativity and play! Our kids workshops let children explore code through art, music, games and story-telling. Our teacher training workshops give educators the tools they need to inspire kids with code.




Intro to Computational Thinking: Unplugged Activities

Type: Teacher Training
Workshop date: October 27th, 2017
Location: Burnaby, BC

Kids Code Jeunesse is offering a free 1-hour workshop that focuses on empowering teachers in understanding computational thinking. Through the use of unplugged activities, teachers will learn hands-on techniques that they will be able to share and use in their classrooms. Participants will work in teams to explore and reinforce the core competencies of the redesigned BC curriculum, with an emphasis on collaboration, planning and creative problem-solving.

Burnaby - Friday, October 27th, 2017 from 5pm - 6pm

Microsoft Store at Metropolis at Metrotown
4800 Kingsway #230
Burnaby, BC V5H 4J2

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Astro Pi

Type: Kids Workshop
Workshop date: November 12-19, 2017
Locations: Toronto, Kitchener, Ottawa, Vancouver

“Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! No special hardware is needed to take part, and your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds!”

Code Club Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse, science centres, and museums across Canada are inviting kids aged 10 to 12, to sign up for for Astro Pi in teams of two or more. The teams who complete their Python projects in Trinket are guaranteed to have their code run on the International Space Station!

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Scratch Bootcamp (French)

Type: Kids Workshop
Workshop date: November 5th, November 12th, November 19th, November 26th, December 3rd, December 10th
Location: Maison Notman House, 51 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H2X 1X2

The Scratch Bootcamp is a 6-Part French workshop where kids will learn to be creative, solve problems and code in a fun atmosphere. Kids will explore the basic notions of Scratch and will learn how to conceptualize their game ideas, master the concepts of games programming and know how to develop a game with advanced components.

This workshop is offered in French and takes place from 1pm to 3pm.

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App Inventor Bootcamp (Bilingual)

Type: Kids Workshop
The workshop dates: November 12th, November 19th, November 26th, December 3rd, and December 10th.
Location: Maison Notman House, 51 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H2X 1X2

This is a 5-Part workshop series on mobile application development for kids aged 9-12 who are familiar with Scratch. You will learn to code tactile interactive applications leveraging the unique capabilities of mobile devices such as photos, videos, position sensors, proximity, acceleration and orientation. These workshops continue to teach programming by introducing notions of parameters, date bases and distribution (app store).

This workshop is bilingual and takes place from 1pm to 3pm.

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Hour of Code

Type: Kids Workshop
Workshop date: December 4 - 10, 2017
Locations: Montreal, Toronto, Quebec City

“Hour of code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts.”

In partnership with Hour of Code, Kids Code Jeunesse will offer free Hour of Code workshops featuring a Minecraft lesson plan from Code.org for kids 8 to 12 years old. Explore the world of Minecraft and exercise your critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity!

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