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The Boo Challenge: Our pick of creative and original projects!

25 November 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

Throughout October we ran a competition for young people — The CoderDojo Boo Challenge! We invited participants to create projects relating to Halloween or the month of October. Check out some of the amazing coded creations below! Who took part? We received a spook-tacular… Read More

How to plan your online session

19 November 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

During November and December, we will be sharing about different aspects of running online coding sessions, and hearing the experience of club leaders who are running their clubs online. In the past year, many volunteers have found themselves planning online club sessions for the first time. Read More

New feature alert: Show people that your club is running online

13 November 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

Throughout 2020 I have been amazed by the enthusiasm and perseverance shown by CoderDojo volunteers around the world. In May, one in five clubs told us that they were hosting live online sessions so that young people could continue to code creative projects with their friends. … Read More

2 brand new project pathways

11 November 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

We are delighted to share two new project pathways from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Each pathway includes six brand new Scratch projects, based on themes that young people can relate to and engage with. You can introduce these projects to your Ninjas as part of an online or… Read More

4 videos to help you teach coding online!

2 October 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been listening carefully to you — our incredible community — and delivering training webinars based on your needs.  In these webinars, we have been sharing how you can support young people while your Dojo is running online. However,… Read More

The CoderDojo Boo Challenge is back!

1 October 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

CoderDojo volunteers and clubs all around the world have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. When considering whether, and how, to run a fun coding challenge for Ninjas this October, we wanted to make sure that we heard from the CoderDojo community. We reached out to a number… Read More

Redgate coding club: Making an impact online during lockdown

28 September 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

Redgate is a software company based in Cambridge, UK, and is a supporter of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Our colleague, Kat Codlin from the Raspberry Pi Foundation Partnerships team, caught up with Redgate Tech Lead, Ally, to hear about how the company ran a successful online coding club… Read More

Experimenting with new ways of learning in India

24 September 2020 · by vasu

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed approaches to teaching and learning around the world. We spoke to CoderDojo champions to find out how they are engaging learners in different ways. A willingness to experiment In India, we have been in touch with the community through regular… Read More

Three tips for planning your next CoderDojo session

11 September 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

While many Dojos have been on hold for the past few months, some clubs are now planning to resume their sessions — either in person, online, or by sending activities for their Ninjas to try at home. You can read about the three main options… Read More