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webcast of ideas for developers on how to partner with local educators to get kids coding

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  • Partnering on Education with your local Developers Lynn Langit – Sr. Developer Evangelist http://blogs.msdn.com/SoCalDevGal
    • 5 minute presentation (end of) at User Groups
      • .NET developer
      • SharePoint
      • SQL Server
      • Java
      • PHP
    • 15 minute unConference mini-talks
      • BarCamp
      • Open Agile
    • Scheduled micro-talks, 20 minutes
      • BIL
      • IGNITE
      • Girls in Tech
  • Techniques
    • Micro demo
    • One slide
    • Free stuff
      • For kids
      • For teachers
  • TeachingKidsProgramming .org
  • IDEs
  • Microsoft *Sparks
    • 60-minute live hands-on sessions for potential teachers
      • User Groups
      • CodeCamp
      • Local Universities
    • Can use Agile ‘ randori ’ technique to get group involvement
      • You only need 1 computer!
  • Techniques
    • Hands-on ‘as students’
    • Co-teach with you
    • Teach your own kids (with us)
    • 1 or more sessions for kids at CodeCamp
    • Kids track at Code Camp
    • DigiGirlz day events
    • DigiGirlz camp events
    • TKP events
  • Techniques
    • Prepare developers to teach (can be remote)
    • Share courseware
    • Invite local school teachers to developer events (kid’s sessions)
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  • http://www.TeachingKidsProgramming.org
  • Who are we? Developers, Volunteers People like you
  • KODU Visual World Programming
  • Visual Programming – When/Do
  • Small Basic
  • Courseware – Intentional Coding, Recipes
  •  
  • T-SQL Queries Finding the hottest boys
  • Querying the Cloud for ‘Hotness’
  • LEGO Mindstorms
  • Taking it even farther
    • After-school programs
      • Partnering developers with teachers
    • Invited ‘intersession’ teachers (one week)
      • Girls Middle School – Mountain View, CA
    • Teaching teachers to program
      • Riverside, CA User Group and Community weekend classes
      • Vital Link (on-going ‘field trips’ as classes)
  • Call to Action
    • Who is your local Developer Evangelist?
    • Get a list of User Groups
    • Engage!