(Humboldt) Our second a Reindeer Games will include an hour of code, short presentations by persons working in computer science, and include a team coding competition and information test based on knowledge presented that day, no prior knowledge is needed. Schools from throughout a five county area are invited to send their gifted and high-achieving students on two days, one for middle school, and one for elementary school.
(Leawood) We are currently using code.org and the community has donated some old computers for us to use to build our own computer and code. We are also using the raspberry pi 3 to create video games and to bring code to life in our school and community. We would like to use this week to create games that can be played during break and lunch via the television in an interactive manner. THis is an extension of what we are already teaching and plan to use code and code.org through the year
Emporia State University (Emporia) This event will pair female preservice educators (college students) with middle school girls from the community. In addition to the Hour of Code, the girls will be doing additional coding activities throughout the day. It will be conducted as an all day workshop.
Kansas City STEM Alliance (Kansas City) This is the 3rd year that Cerner at their Continuous Campus has joined in the GIrls in Tech KC initiative and is hosting an Hour of Code with female mentors during Computer Science Education Week. Girls from Kansas City Kansas will be hosted at this event.