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Python Using Jupyter Notebooks

December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Family Legacy Financial Solutions, 1000 Centregreen Way, Suite 190
Cary, NC 27513 United States

Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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3D Printing

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Three Dimensional printing is a new phenomenon in the tech world, and it is an amazing way to bridge the software and physical worlds. Students will learn about 3D printing principles, learn about downloading, customizing and creating their own objects using open source software - and they will be able to 3D print their design.

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(WAITLIST ONLY) You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wanda Thomas Photography, 7014 McCallum St.
Philadelphia, PA 190119 United States

Event run by Wanda Thomas Photography LLC. Have you ever wanted to make awesome edits to your photos? In this workshop, students will learn how to put a sunset and a starry night sky into the background of their photographs, as well as some other fun features and effects using free computer software (PIXLR) and a smartphone app called PhotoLayers. They will discover the impact made by editing photos and how the techniques are used in marketing and advertising.

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Python Programming

December 14 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
ComEd Chicago Training, 3536 S. Iron St.
Chicago, IL 60609 United States

Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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Code & Play Your Own Game with Makey Makey, Scratch and a DIY Game Controller

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newtown Public Library, 201 Bishop Hollow Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States

Event run by Newtown Public Library. Learn how to code your own game and create your own working game controller using everyday household items and food! In this workshop, students will use a Makey Makey Inventor's kit to build a custom keyboard out of unconventional conductive materials, such as fruit and Play-Doh. Students will then pair their keyboard with the game created in Scratch programming in order to connect the digital and physical world. No prior experience necessary! Please create…

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Make a Website Using WordPress

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Camden Dream Center, 1000 Atlantic Avenue
Camden, NJ 08104 United States

In this workshop, students will create their own website using WordPress. They will learn how to set up a WordPress.com website and add their own content via web pages and posts. Students will also customize their website using the theme, menu, and widget features in WordPress, all without coding!

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Machine Learning

January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

This event is designed for 5th to 8th grade girls with no or very little prior programming experience. All around us tools are getting smarter from voice recognition to finding faces in pictures thanks to machine learning. Wonder how this works? In this class girls will learn about the basics of machine learning, and gain some hands-on experience by running a machine learning example in Python.

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Make an Animated Bracelet Using Micro:bit

January 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Downingtown Library, 122 Wallace Ave.
Downingtown, PA 19335 United States

Event run by the Downingtown Library. In 2017, every 7th grader in the UK was given a tiny programmable computer to help them learn coding. So what is this small, affordable technology called? A micro:bit! In this workshop, students will use the micro:bit's drag and drop interface, MakeCode, to learn how to code the device. Students will walk through the various features of a micro:bit and learn how the code they create can activate animation, temperature sensing, radio buttons and…

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Introduction to JavaScript

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Keller Williams Chicago – Lakeview, 1525 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL 60657 United States

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 using Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools) or the BSD Online Platform!

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Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VBGC Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, 21-12 30th Road
Long Island, NY 11102 United States

In 2017, every 7th grader in the UK was given a tiny programmable computer to help them learn coding. So what is this small, affordable technology called? A micro:bit! In this workshop, students will use the micro:bit’s drag and drop interface, MakeCode, to learn how to code the device. Students will walk through the various features of a micro:bit and learn how the code they create can activate animation, temperature sensing, radio buttons and motion sensors. Students will also design…

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Python Programming

January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Microsoft Store – King of Prussia Mall, 160 N Gulph Rd.
King of Prussia, PA 19406 United States

Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

January 14, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
1K Fulton, 1000 W. Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607 United States

Event run by tastytrade Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Prior experience with this technology or similar programs is required.…

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How Computers Talk: Intro to Network Communications

January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Camden Dream Center, 1000 Atlantic Avenue
Camden, NJ 08104 United States

In this interactive workshop, students will learn the basics of network communications and how computers communicate via these networks. Using Cisco Ethernet switches and their own laptops, participants will construct a private network and exchange information through the network. They will also be taught how to use a protocol analyzer to capture and inspect traffic on the network. Finally, the instructor will discuss network security and demonstrate methods of securing communications.

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Makey Makeys, Scratch Coding, and Play-Doh. Oh My!

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Haddonfield Public Library, 60 N Haddon Ave.
Haddonfield, NJ 08033 United States

Event run by Haddonfield Public Library. Learn how to code your own game and create your own working game controller using everyday household items and food! In this workshop, students will use a Makey Makey Inventor's kit to build a custom keyboard out of unconventional conductive materials, such as fruit and Play-Doh. Students will then pair their keyboard with the game created in Scratch programming in order to connect the digital and physical world. No prior experience necessary! Please create…

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Introduction to JavaScript

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Indian Trails Public Library – Training Lab, 355 Schoenbeck Rd.
Wheeling, IL 600090 United States

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 using Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools) or the BSD Online Platform!

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Designing Mobile Apps

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frankford Library, 4364 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124 United States

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 project concept and present it for feedback to help you make informed design decisions. Learn…

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Makey Makeys, Scratch Coding, and Play Doh! Oh my!

January 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Comcast Technology Center – Philadelphia, 1800 Arch St., 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Event run by Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Learn how to code your own game and create your own working game controller using everyday household items and food! In this workshop, students will use a Makey Makey Inventor's kit to build a custom keyboard out of unconventional conductive materials, such as fruit and Play-Doh. Students will then pair their keyboard with the game created in Scratch programming in order to connect the digital and physical world. No prior experience necessary. Please…

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Rehabilitation Robotics: Assemble and Program a Robotic Glove

January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Pennsylvania – Rehabilitation Robotics Laboratory, 1800 Lombard St., First Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. In this workshop, students will assemble a soft robotic glove and program its sensors into a game directed at rehabilitating dexterity movements, commonly affected after a stroke. Students will learn about the importance of robotics in rehabilitation aid. Systems, like the robotic glove they create, use games to provide incentive which significantly improves the effectiveness of regular rehabilitation. By developing their own robotic glove, students will learn the basics in circuitry, design, and Arduino programming, as…

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Python Programming

January 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Keller Williams Chicago – Lakeview, 1525 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL 60657 United States

Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

January 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newtown Public Library, 201 Bishop Hollow Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States

Students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided, unplugged activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and brainstorm ideas for improving the user experience of real apps.

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You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

January 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RCS Professional Services, 244 East 58th Street
NY, NY 10022 United States

Event run by RCS Professional Services. Have you ever wanted to make awesome edits to your photos? In this workshop, students will learn how to create beautiful imagery and flyers using photographs, as well as some other fun features and effects using free computer software (CANVA). They will discover the impact made by editing photos and how the techniques are used in marketing and advertising. Please create a free Canva account!

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You Can Code!

January 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W. High St.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States

Event run by LogCabinSchoolhouse.com. Are you just beginning to code or want to start but are afraid it will be too challenging? Well, we encourage you to get out there and dive right in because YOU Can Code! In this workshop, students will use Blockly, a drag and drop language to interface with the memory of the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and repetition. Students will also begin…

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Animation and Graphics with Python

February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Camden Dream Center, 1000 Atlantic Avenue
Camden, NJ 08104 United States

Do you like to use your creativity to design problems and solutions using codes to represent ideas? Then you have a future in Computer Science!

In this workshop, students will learn how to create computer graphics and animated figures/objects using Python in Calico.

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Introduction to JavaScript

February 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
First African Baptist Church Annex – Neighbor to Neighbor, 814 Clifton Ave.
Sharon Hill, PA 19079 United States

Event run by Neighbor to Neighbor CDC. 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 using Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools) or the BSD Online Platform!

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Build Your Own Voice App with VoiceFlow

February 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The HUB @ 1201, 1201 N. Orange Street, 8th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant are very popular technologies that can do many things such as play music, look up information, do online shopping, provide driving directions, and control things in your home such as lights, heating, and air-conditioning. And what makes those technologies work is Artificial Intelligence-powered software like apps! You don?t need to work for Amazon or Google to build apps for Alexa and Google Assistant. Anyone can write apps. Anyone! In this workshop,…

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