Kids Learning Code: Game design with Scratch!

Kids Learning Code: Game design with Scratch!

With the success of a programming with Ruby workshop in June, and last weekend’s HTML & CSS extravaganza, Kids Learning Code hosted its third workshop this past Sunday focusing on game design! With the help of lead instructor Tessa Thornton and an awesome group of mentors, 26 kids (half boys and half girls) worked together Read more…

Girls Learning Code presents… July Webmaking Camp!

Girls Learning Code presents… July Webmaking Camp!

  Last week Girls Learning Code hosted the first of two week long camps happening this summer at the Mozilla Community Space, with July’s theme of Webmaking! 47 girls from across Ontario came together to learn about leadership through graphic design, game design and HTML & CSS. Some girls even traveled from California, Detroit and Read more…

Kids Learning Code: Meet our mentors for Scratch!

Kids Learning Code: Meet our mentors for Scratch!

We are excited to bring a Scratch workshop to boys and girls 8-13! Here are your mentors for this Sunday’s workshop. Lead Instructor: Tessa Thornton (@tessthornton | http://tessathornton.com) Front-end Developer, The Phuse Tell us a little about yourself! “I’m passionate about technology and all things web-related, but I’m also very interested and involved in issues Read more…

Kids Learning Code: Introduction to HTML/CSS

Kids Learning Code: Introduction to HTML/CSS

This Sunday we brought our very popular HTML/CSS workshop to Kids Learning Code! With our awesome lead instructor Kathryn Barrett and our amazing crew of mentors, we created our very own websites from scratch! We started the day learning the basics of HTML with two awesome tools from Mozilla Webmaker called Hackasaurus and Thimble. Hackasarus allows you to use X-Ray Read more…

Our amazing WordPress for beginners mentors!

Our amazing WordPress for beginners mentors!

Lead Instructor: Wes Bos (@wesbos | http://www.wesbos.com) Self Employed Web Designer and Developer What are you passionate about?  “From a high level, I’m super passionate about design, development, and business. I’ve been very fortunate to be able to do all three as a career. From a technical standpoint, I spend most of my time working with Read more…

Kids Learning Code: Meet our mentors for HTML/CSS

Kids Learning Code: Meet our mentors for HTML/CSS

We are excited to bring back our very popular HTML/CSS workshop, this time for Kids! Lead Instructor: Kathryn Barrett (@kathryn_barrett) Girls Learning Code Chapter Lead Tell us a little about yourself! “I first learned how to code (HTML & CSS!) when I was twelve years old and have been hooked ever since! I love being a Read more…

HTML & CSS is back!  Meet your mentors, Toronto!

HTML & CSS is back! Meet your mentors, Toronto!

One of our most popular workshops is running again this Saturday, and here are the fantastic mentors! Lead Instructor: Mark Reale (@markreale | http://markreale.net) Chief Culture Officer at BNOTIONS / Founder of Yorkville Media Centre / Professor at Seneca College What are you passionate about?  “My passion for communication and story-telling are what led me to Read more…

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