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By Melissa Sariffodeen
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
From Learning Labs

By Jennifer Gagnon


Monday, December 15, 2014


From Learning Labs

Holiday Gift Ideas From Microsoft Canada

This is a guest blog post from one of our biggest supporters, Microsoft Canada. We hope you enjoy their holiday gift ideas list!

This is a guest blog post from one of our biggest supporters, Microsoft Canada. We hope you enjoy their holiday gift ideas. We know that roughly 70 percent of consumer’s plan to give electronics as gifts over the holiday season. At Microsoft Canada, we have a wide variety of industry-leading software and devices so you’re Read more…

By Heather Kean


Tuesday, December 9, 2014


From Ladies Learning Code

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Making the Switch into a Tech Career

Kathy Tran, Community Director at Switch, shares her advice on starting a career in the tech industry.

This is a guest blog post by Kathy Tran, Community Director at Switch. Getting Started  Whether you are making a big career decision for the first time or in a mid-career pivot, it can be very overwhelming to undergo such a big change. The technology industry is vast and there are many paths to take. Read more…

By Nancy Naluz


Saturday, December 6, 2014


From Learning Labs

Meet your mentors for Girls Learning Code Intro to Ruby in Montreal!

Thanks to the all the mentors for volunteering their Saturday to help us launch our first Girls Learning Code Ruby workshop in Montreal.

By Heather Kean


Friday, December 5, 2014


From Kids Learning Code

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Introducing Toronto’s Newest Game Designers

For the P.A. Day, mentors and students met up at The Lab to create new and exciting interactive games!

We had a slightly earlier than normal start to the day for today’s P.A. Day Kids Learning Code Game Design with Scratch workshop. The learners were excited to be learning about how to design games with their day off from school (and some of the parents looked jealous as they dropped their children off on Read more…

By Bree Emmerson


Saturday, November 22, 2014


From Ladies Learning Code.

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Meet the mentors for CSS Fundamentals in Edmonton

Thanks to the all these incredible mentors for volunteering their Saturday to help us launch our CSS workshop in Edmonton!

By Heather Kean


Thursday, November 13, 2014


From Kids Learning Code

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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…