Makers, Coders, Creators Unite - CoderDojo Altona North

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Altona North Community Library

Millers Rd & McArthurs Rd

Melbourne, Vic 3025

Australia

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Important - Please note that this eventbrite ticket does not entitle you to a seat at our weekly making and coding sessions at CoderDojo Altona North. We use Eventbrite for tracking purposes only. So please DO NOT PICK UP A TICKET unless your enrollment has been approved. Only pick up a ticket if your kid(s) enrollment for this term has been approved. See below for details on requesting a seat at CoderDojo Altona North.

If you have not lodged your enrollment yet please head over to http://altonanorthdojo.com/ and use the "Register Interest" form in the "How To Book A Seat" section of the page. Only once your enrollment has been approved should you pick up a ticket. If you have lodged your enrollment but are on the waiting list please drop us an email at dojo@hack2.live.

About Coder Dojo Altona North - At CoderDojo Altona North [http://altonanorthdojo.com/], young people aged between 7 and 17, learn how to code (Scratch, Python, etc.), interact with the real world using sensors and the Arduino, develop programs on the Raspberry Pi, develop websites, develop mobile apps, develop simple programs, develop games, build robots and explore various aspects of technology in an informal, safe, and creative environment.

What are the nature of activities kids would be involved in at Coder Dojo Altona North - In addition to learning to code, exploring the basics of electronics and robotics, attendees meet like minded people and are exposed to a world of possibilities of technology. An individuals creativity is the only limit. We invite kids of all ages starting 7-17 and their parents to come along.

Please visit http://altonanorthdojo.com and https://zen.coderdojo.com/dojos/au/altona-north-victoria/coderdojo-altona-north to read up more on the Dojo and the work we do.

At CoderDojo Altona North we might consider following coding/making tracks where it makes sense, especially with our young makers who are getting started. With the more experienced makers we will let the kids choose what they want to work on, and the mentors guide and help them along their journey of discovery into the world of technology. Some of the things we do at CoderDojo Altona North include:

  • Introduction to Computer Science through -
    • Coding in Scratch
    • Coding with the BBC micro:bit
    • Google CS (Computer Science) First curriculum
    • Microsoft Computer Science curriculum using Minecraft
  • Python development on the Raspberry Pi
  • Python development on the BBC micro:bit
  • Minecraft gaming & development
  • Robotics with the Makeblock mBot, mBot Ranger
  • Robotics with the GoPiGo 3 Raspberry Pi robot
  • Electronics fundamentals using -
    • Arduino
    • ESP8266, EP32
    • BBC micro:Bit
    • RaspberryPi
  • Coding in HTML & CSS (websites)
  • Development of simple mobile apps

You can read more about the CoderDojo movement at CoderDojo.com.

Access to all the course content at CoderDojo Altona North is offered through our Learning Management System at https://www.kidzcancode.com and https://learning.kidzcancode.com. We use the Learning Management system to give you access to the tutorials and also track your childs progress through the term.

What to Bring Along - Please bring along the following:

  1. A laptop. Borrow one from somebody if needs be.
  2. All hardware you will hack with will need to be purchased for use during the tutorials i.e. Arduino, Raspberry Pi.
  3. We'll let you when you are at a point where you need to invest in the hardware i.e. Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc. Initially only a laptop is required.
  4. A parent! (Very important). If you are 15 or under, your parent must stay with you during the session.
  5. Intent to learn, make and create...:)

So come join us, have fun and share in the learning.

Please see http://altonanorthdojo.com/ for details on the session and instructions you would need to follow.

Signing up to the LMS - Access to all the course content at CoderDojo Altona North is offered through our Learning Management System at https://www.kidzcancode.com and https://learning.kidzcancode.com. Sign up to the LMS and we will recommend relevant development tracks that you can work on.

Let's Ignite the flame of learning, let's inspire the maker in you and let's get creating!!!!

When and Where - The event will be held weekly on Sat from 1000 - 1200 Hrs AEST at the "Altona North Community Library". Address for the Altona North Community Library is - Corner of Millers Rd & McArthurs Rd, Altona North VIC 3025.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns please do drop us a note at dojo@hack2.live.

For additional details on the library please visit - http://libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/visit-us/williamstown-library

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Altona North Community Library

Millers Rd & McArthurs Rd

Melbourne, Vic 3025

Australia

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