Shattuck-St. Mary’s and Faribault students joined together in the weCreate Studio on Monday, October 10 to learn code, build websites, and explore technology in an informal, creative, and social environment.
The sessions was administered by CoderDojo, an international nonprofit that promotes free, volunteer-led, community-based programming clubs for young people ages 8-17. The CoderDojo movement believes that an understanding of programming languages is increasingly important in the modern world, that it is both better and easier to learn these skills early, and that nobody should be denied the opportunity to do so.Younger students were paired with those more experienced in technology as groups engaged in a series of computer programming activities.
CoderDojo sessions will take place on the second Monday of each month in SSM’s weCreate Studio. For those interested in participating or becoming a CoderDojo mentor, please contact Stephanie Vagle.