Community Conversation: Family Coding Night
Family Coding Night 2018
In conjunction with Claremont Unified School District, CEF is delighted to host the 2018 Family Coding Night.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
El Roble Intermediate School
6 PM – 7:30 PM
Explore Fun Resources to Get Kids Excited About Technology
Scratch Junior – an introductory programming language that enables young children (ages five-seven) to create their own interactive stories and games.
Swift Playgrounds – an app created specifically for the iPad, Playgrounds is an interactive and fun set of games and puzzles to help learn the basics of the Swift programming language. Students learn to use real code to guide a character through a 3D world.
Sphero Robots – these unique, interactive robots help students learn the basics of programming as they guide these robots through activities. It is a fun way to see code commands come to life using robots.
Lego Mindstorms – Students design and build programmable robots using high-quality motors, sensors, gears, wheels, axles, and other technical components. By using hands-on robotics, students will gain a better understanding of how technology works in real-world applications.
The solution enables students to understand and interpret two-dimensional drawings to create three-dimensional models; build, test troubleshoot and revise designs to improve robot performance; Gain practical, hands-on experience using mathematical concepts such as estimating and measuring distance, time and speed.
Stem Center USA – located in Claremont, this nationally recognized program offers STEM basics for all age groups with interactive, creative, hands-on activities.