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      Code Like a Girl: Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls - Girls and Games (19 Jan 2019) in Melton

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      January 19, 2019

      Saturday  10:45 AM

      31 McKenzie St
      Melton, Victoria

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      Code Like a Girl: Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls - Girls and Games (19 Jan 2019)

      Are you a junior gaming guru? Gaming is big business, but playing is only half the fun. Get your game-face to our coding workshop and #LevelUp to the other side of the console. Over a 2-hour session, we’ll help you create your own personalised game using block coding. No coding experience? No worries. Just bring your creativity and we’ll help with the rest.  Details When: Saturday, 19 January 2019, 10:45am - 12:45pmWhere: Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie St, Melton, VIC 3337Participants: Girls, ages 6-8 About Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls Code Like a Girl’s Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls is a touring educational experience that’s all about challenging gender stereotypes, providing inspiring role models and empowering a new generation of girls to code. At the centre of Code Like a Girl, is an agenda to provide girls of all backgrounds access to technology education to empower more girls and women to be equal creators in building the future. We strive to make our events and workshops as accessible as possible to our audience and with the support of our generous sponsors and partners we are able to offer our events and workshops at a significantly-low fee. Code Like a Girl is supported by: FAQs Will lunch be provided?No, parents need to supply a packed lunch. What should I pack in my child's bag? Pencil case Notebook/paper Please ensure your child has sunscreen applied before arriving A morning tea snack, packed lunch and drink just as you would pack for their regular school lunch Do I need to bring my own device?No, we will have all technology equipment on site. Students will be required to use the Code Like a Girl devices provided. This will ensure that we can set up all devices with the correct connectivity settings and software beforehand to maximise our time in the workshops. Code Like a Girl do not take any responsibility for damage or loss of any devices brought to the workshops by students. My child has never coded. Is this program suitable?Yes! Your child will learn basic coding concepts using both online and offline activities and games. She will work through the program at her own pace. My child has attended a coding class before. Will this still be useful?Yes! This is a great opportunity for your budding coder to meet like-minded friends and apply her skills to new projects. There will be a number of open-ended activities that will extend your child and keep them feeling engaged and challenged.

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