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December 2017

SQL and Databases

December 16 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch (Camden County Library System), 301 North 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102 United States

Run by Comcast TECHWomen. Please email Ryan Lammers with any questions, thank you! Did you know that most of the world’s data is stored in something called a database? This includes your school grades, Yelp’s list of local pizza shops and music downloads on your computer. Databases contain tons of information. Finding the exact information you need can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In this workshop, students will see what a large database looks like, how it…

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Creating a Mobile App/Game with Touch Develop

December 16 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Event run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions, thank you! Learn how to develop apps for mobile devices using Microsoft's free Touch Develop development platform! Touch Develop makes it fun to learn programming skills needed to create apps and games that can run on nearly all devices from phones to tablets and PCs. No installation required, it just works. In this lesson, students will create a game, redesign it, and learn how it can be…

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Photoshop

December 16 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Baldwin School, 701 Montgomery Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 United States

Run by Coding for Change. Please email Danica Pascavage with any questions, thank you! Photoshop is a popular software amongst professional photographers and graphic designers. Students will be introduced to Photoshop and its basic functions/tools. They will learn how to manipulate, crop, resize, and correct color on digital photos (subscription to Photoshop software is NOT required). Note: Devices and snacks will be provided. Come in through the school gates and keep driving down until you reach the Baldwin Lower School…

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January 2018

Infographics: Proving Your Point with Pictures

January 9, 2018 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Roxborough Library, 6245 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Event run by TechKidz for TechGirlz. Please email Deborah Bender with any questions. Thank you! Humans are visual creatures. Pictures help us learn, understand, and remember things better. For this reason, more and more businesses are using infographics to persuade their audience, tell a story, and display their data in a graphical way. In this workshop, we’ll be creating our own infographic based on a topic of your choosing. We’ll learn the difference between good and bad research, gather information, then…

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Working in a TV Studio

January 9, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

This workshop is filled. If you sign up, you will be placed on the Wait List. Event run by PSTV. Please email Shelley Wolfe with any questions, thank you! What does it take to put together a TV show? In this hands-on workshop, you’ll find out by working in the Philadelphia School TV studio to create a “live” program using our script, graphics, and video. We’ll introduce you to all the equipment that makes a show possible and demonstrate how…

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Introduction to JavaScript

January 13, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Learn how to develop apps for mobile devices using Microsoft's free Touch Develop development platform! Touch Develop makes it fun to learn programming skills needed to create apps and games that can run on nearly all devices from phones to tablets and PCs. No installation required, it just works. In this lesson, students will create a game, redesign it, and learn how it can be published/shared online…

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Newsroom Story Production

January 17, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Story telling is the basis of impactful media - from news articles to slideshows to videos. Starting with an idea, students will learn how to produce great stories the same way that collaborative newsrooms work (pre-production, production and post-production). Using mobile devices, students will learn techniques to produce photo and video content. Note: Use Tasker-Morris subway stop and look for South Philadelphia Health & Literacy Center on…

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Create Your Own Blog using Ruby on Rails

January 20, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lansdale Library, 301 Vine St
Lansdale, PA 19446 United States

Event Run by TechGirlz. Please email donna@techgirlz.org with any questions, thank you! Have you ever wondered what goes into making a website or app? The programming framework 'Ruby on Rails' gives us countless shortcuts so that we can make an app in just a few hours. In this workshop you will make your own fully-functioning blog using technology that real companies use today! Students will need to bring a laptop to this workshop. Note: Please bring a laptop to this…

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Desiging Mobile Apps

January 27, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cabrini University, 610 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087 United States

Event run by Cabrini University and Write Your Future. Please email Saleem Brown with any questions. Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a…

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Program with Kodu

January 27, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Microsoft Store – KOP, King of Prussia Mall
160 N Gulph Rd, PA 19406 United States

Event run by TechGirlz in partnership with the Microsoft Store. Please email Donna with any questions, thank you! Students will be introduced to Kodu, a game creation environment that uses a visual programming language. They will explore basic navigation, create a simple program, and edit a landscape. Note: Computers will be provided. The store is located in The Plaza Lower Level near the fountain. Register Here

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February 2018

Intro to JavaScript

February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Launch Academy, 1701 Walnut Street 8th Fl
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Event run by Launch Academy. Please email Kylee Acker with any questions. Thank you! JavaScript is what makes the web move. JavaScript is used to make apps, interactive websites, responsive animations, web games... pretty much whatever you can think up. In this course you will learn the basic concepts of JavaScript, learn to talk directly to your website, and create your own JavaScript program! Note: It's best to park in garage close to Rittenhouse square. Go to the 8th floor for…

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Program with Kodu

February 10, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Students will be introduced to Kodu, a game creation environment that uses a visual programming language. They will explore basic navigation, create a simple program, and edit a landscape. Note: Use Tasker-Morris subway stop and look for South Philadelphia Health & Literacy Center on southwest corner. There is street parking available (spots in front on Broad St are metered) as well as free parking on neighboring blocks…

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Generating Word Maps Using Text Mining

February 17, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Drexel University, Lebow College of Business, 3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Run by TechGirlz in collaboration with Drexel University LeBow College of Business. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Do you want to know what everyone is saying about the latest game/movie/music? Do you like to share ideas using word graphics? What do you talk about most in your social media? Students will learn how to use text mining software to illustrate important points or factors through word maps. Learn how word maps are used in powerful ways to…

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Intro to Encryption – How to Protect Your Information

February 21, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During this TechShop, you will learn how information is protected online. Throughout the workshop students will work on puzzles, encryption and code breaking. At the end of the lesson students will see if they can figure out encrypted information, i.e. Can they crack the code? Let’s see who…

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Working in a TV Studio

February 24, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LaSalle University Communications Department, 1825 Lindley Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 United States

What does it take to put together a TV show? In this hands-on workshop, you’ll find out by working in the La Salle TV studio to create a “live” program using our script, graphics, and video. We’ll introduce you to all the equipment that makes a show possible and demonstrate how to use those tools. Then, it will be your turn. Maybe you’ll be in the studio, setting up the shots as camera operator or reading from the teleprompter as…

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May 2018

Working in a TV Studio

May 8, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

Event run by PSTV. Please email Shelley Wolfe with any questions, thank you! What does it take to put together a TV show? In this hands-on workshop, you’ll find out by working in the Philadelphia School TV studio to create a “live” program using our script, graphics, and video. We’ll introduce you to all the equipment that makes a show possible and demonstrate how to use those tools. Then, it will be your turn. Maybe you’ll be in the studio,…

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