Teaching Our Kids To Code: Our Implementation Plan

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Our implementation plan to Give every child in our community the chance to learn to code. It is our aim to equip the next generation with this essential skill to learn.

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Teaching Our Kids To Code: Our Implementation Plan

  1. 1. Giving every child in ourcommunity the chance tolearn to code.
  2. 2. What is iCode?iCode is an arm of iBridge hub, asocial enterprise dedicated togrowing the knowledge of computerprogramming in our community. We believe Computer programmingshould be a part of the corecurriculum in education, alongsideother courses.
  3. 3. What is iCode?Were committed to building thebest learning experience insideand out by transforming the wayComputer Programming is beingperceived, letting everyone knowthat it is much easier to learn howto code than they think.
  4. 4. Why Code?"It gives kids the ability both to readand to write in the foundationallanguages of the digital age and, indoing so, fundamentally transformstheir perspective from that of userto maker, consumer to creative”.Douglas Rushkoff  
  5. 5. WELCOME.Welcome to iCode LearningCenter, a platform whereChildren, Youths, Educators andParents can learn this essential21st Century skill.
  6. 6. THE DIFFERENT WAYS.iCode at iBridge hubiCode in Schools(iCode Clubs andCoding introduced intocurriculum)iCode at home or at work
  7. 7. WHERE?Students can learn to code in theirSchools or at our after School Programs.Youths, Educators and Parents canlearn at iBridge hub, at work or at home.Students can also get to learn at iBridgehub.
  8. 8. To assist schools in sourcing and EquippingComputer labs could be used for learning inSchoolsSetting up of iCode Clubs in Schools in whichStudents get to learn during Club hours andcould also practice at the hub after School hours.Volunteer Programmers would be assigned toschools to help in lecturing at specific timesiCODE AT SCHOOLS.
  9. 9. iCODE AT iBRIDGE HUB.This would run in 3 months Cycle.First month would be introduction toProgramming2nd & 3rd month of the training would be donein different and age appropriate programinglanguages for the the various categories i.eChildren, youths, educators and parents.
  10. 10. iCODE AT iBRIDGE HUB.Access to the hub to learn to coderequires one to be a member of thehub.Personal Practice takes place everydayof the week at stipulated time.Training with a tutor takes place everySaturday.
  11. 11. iCODE AT IBRIDGE HUB.Computers would be made available atiBridge hub for Lectures and PracticeProjectors and TV Screens for lectureswould also be available for Lecture days.Those with Laptops would also be allowed towork with their systems. Relevant programswould be installed on them.
  12. 12. iCODE AT HOME.Individuals would need to have apersonal Computer, and Internet access.Relevant Programs would be set up ontheir Computers.If necessary, individuals can also cometo the hub for practice or lecture andinteraction with Programmers.
  13. 13. AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS.After School programs would be held atiBridge hub during the summer breakStudents would be able to practice andwork on their own for 2 hourseveryday of the week and would haveaccess to asking questions or learningmore from a tutor every Saturday.
  14. 14. RESOURCES.www.alt-i.orgwww.code.orgwww.codeacademy.comwww.scratch.mit
  15. 15. INSPIRATION.“Here we are, 2013, we ALL depend ontechnology to communicate, to bank, and noneof us know how to read and write code. Itsimportant for these kids, right now, starting at8 years old, to read and write code".will.i.am
  16. 16. WE NEED YOUR HELPWe need your support.We need Volunteer Software Programmers,We also need Desktops, Laptops and Tablets.We thank you in advance for any amount orresource you could donate to iCode.
  17. 17. VISIT USwww.icodeng.comwww.ibridgehub.comwww.ibridgehub.com/i-code/www.facebook.com/theibridgehub

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