CoderDojo USA Press – August 2015
Obeying the code: CoderDojo Northfield instills skills and growth in area youth
7th August 2015 – CoderDojo Northfield, Minnesora
It began with a “small world” coincidental connection.
Michelle Martin, a teacher at Prairie Creek Community School, said she had been trying to enroll her son in a CoderDojo computer programming club event in the Twin Cities.
During one of the club’s meetings, Martin struck up a conversation with one of the organizers and he happened to mention that there was someone in Northfield who was attempting to start a local chapter.
That person was Eileen King, a St. Olaf College graduate who Martin had sat next to at a workshop the both had attended.