Spinning the Web

Spinning the Web

Kids Learning Code has partnered with MakerKids to create MakerSchools - interactive digital literacy curriculum

Over the past few months, Kids Learning Code has partnered with MakerKids to create interactive digital literacy curriculum under the project name MakerSchools. From Kids Learning Code, we decided to focus on finding ways to make educators feel comfortable providing digital literacy support. We created three sample lesson plans across different curriculum subjects for grade Read more…

Sponsor Series – November 2014

Sponsor Series – November 2014

Your dose of news, special announcements, exclusive offers, and job postings from our sponsors!

Highlights from this month’s blog post include innovative ways to conduct interviews, a puzzle challenge that could get you hired, cool companies that are hiring and where to meet some talented developers! DigitalOcean launches ‘The Docker Puzzle Challenge’ – top 10 contestants to be interviewed! @digitalocean  digitalocean.com Digital Ocean has teamed up with TrueAbility to Read more…

Kate Hartman on MAKE: Wearable Electronics

Kate Hartman on MAKE: Wearable Electronics

Kate Hartman is a professor, 2011 TED Talk speaker, and now an author as well. Alexandria McLean interviewed her at the October book launch.

Technology surrounds us and is a part of everything we do. With technology we are able to communicate to one another without saying a word. Kate Hartman, Professor of Wearable and Mobile Technology at OCAD, is interested in just that. Kate Hartman is in interested in developing clothing that will extend the wearer’s non-verbal communication. Read more…

Kids Learning Circuits and Code

Kids Learning Circuits and Code

On November 1, kids (and mentors) had a fun time learning about Circuits and Code at The Lab in Toronto

Kids and mentors woke up on a Saturday morning and braved the early November snow this past weekend to take part in our first Toronto Kids Learning Code workshop for Circuits and Code. The workshop was led by the talented artist and designer Loretta Faveri (of Sonic Wear) and supported by our great mentors. After providing brief Read more…