Bring 3D design to your Dojo!

19 August 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

Bring 3D design to your Dojo with Autodesk® Want to provide your Dojo with fresh challenges for the new school year? With Autodesk®  your Dojo can branch out into the awesome world of 3D design, 3D printing and electronics!! Benefits for your Dojo Get ready for a new back to school mission to unleash your Ninjas’ curiosity, creativity and innovation. Autodesk® and the CoderDojo Foundation have launched a new partnership, aiming to empower young coders to design a better world. As an education software partner, Autodesk is providing all CoderDojo Ninjas and Champions and… Read More

Help the CoderDojo Community get exposure to new Mentors!

12 August 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

We’re looking for your help in getting more Software Developers and Programmers that are not already involved in the CoderDojo movement to join the Community! As part of our efforts we have partnered with Pivot Point Research to reach potential Champions around the world. You can help us by joining the Pivotal Perspectives Program. For CoderDojo the goal of this partnership is to help Dojos source new Mentors through increasing exposure of CoderDojo. Please share the mail with other techies you know, this will help more Dojo’s get exposure and reach… Read More

This Is NOT A Game Ocean Challenge 2014: Launch!

29 July 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

Coder Dojo and the US Embassy launch a competition to make games with an aim This is Not a Game, a video game challenge for students, launched at the Festival of Curiosity on 24 July. The goal is to use the fun and popularity of games to raise awareness of Marine issues like overfishing, ocean pollution and ocean acidification. The challenge is being organised by CoderDojo, the U.S. Embassy, and third-level educational institutions including Griffith College. The first of a series of local launch workshops will be in Dublin on September 13 and will include talks… Read More

ESL Students in Albemarle Use CoderDojo Academy

17 July 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

Learning the ins and outs of computers isn’t always fun and games, but it was Wednesday in Albemarle County. CoderDojo has students helping other students in English as a second language (ESL). The program was started in Ireland and brought over as a way for kids to be not only consumers of technology, but also creators of it. It teaches students about computer programming, applications, and design. Read the full article here  … Read More

CoderDojo to celebrate teaching and learning the web with Mozilla Maker Party

15 July 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

CoderDojo are delighted to be partnering with the Mozilla webmaker Team to celebrate teaching and learning the web with Mozilla’s Maker Party. Join Dojos like CoderDojo NYC and CoderDojo Girls in Charlottesville and have a Maker Party at your next Dojo by the closing date September 15th! What is a maker Party? Maker Party is Mozilla’s global campaign to teach the web. Through thousands of community-run events around the world, Maker Party unites educators, organisations and enthusiastic Internet users of all ages and skill levels. All Dojos are eligible to register their next event as a… Read More

Autodesk to provide all Dojos with FREE 3D modelling tools!!

15 July 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

Dojos, are you up for new challenges that will take your Ninjas design and coding skills to the next level!? Autodesk are providing all Dojos with FREE 3D modeling tools like Tinkercad, 123D Circuits, even professional level tools such as 3ds Max, Inventor, Revit, Fusion 360 and much more! CoderDojo has partnered with Autodesk® to empower young coders to design a better world through coding. Ninjas and Mentors participating in CoderDojos around the world will have FREE access to the latest Autodesk 3D design software and fun design projects to learn with. Register your Dojo here… Read More