Tag Archives: Scratch

Children of Support Staff learn programming

For part of our Africa Code Week participation, we wanted to provide some opportunities for children other than our students to learn some programming skills. ICS students have many opportunities to learn programming skills: in classes, in after-school activities, on our robotics team and in various events we run through the year. Students in local […]

ICS students participate in Africa Code Week

This year the first ever Africa Code Week was conducted across the continent, aiming to get children started with computational thinking, programming, and using computers as devices to build software, not just use it. Thousands of children in over a dozen countries had the opportunity to start programming. ICS joined in this activity to help […]

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Global Codeathon

Click. Click. Click. “Look what I made!” “Oh, that’s COOL!” Click. Click. Click. “Hey, how did you do that??” “Here, let me show you!” The buzz in the room was tremendous. Students were excitedly working on projects individually, working together to solve problems and enthusiastically checking out each other’s work. For us adults in the […]