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School Year 2017 - 2018

MMS Coding Club 

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Mission: To provide the access and opportunity to learn code for all students at Moody Middle School. In addition, we also would like to provide all students the opportunity to translate their ideal or invention into a product or service.

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April 2018

                                

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If you would like to be a member of the MMS Coding Club, the first thing that you need to do is register.

Please click on link below to provide information for the Coding Club:

Link to Register

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Next, you will need a permission slip (one per month) to stay after school (more information provided below).

There is no fee to attend the MMS Coding Club and no coding experience is required.

A monthly permission slip is required for any student that stay after school, please click on the link below to get the permission slip for this month. Please complete the form (and have your parent/guardian sign)  and bring it with you to the first club meeting you attend and or the first of each month.

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April 2018 Permission Slip

*April, 2018

*Please note that meeting dates are subject to change, if HCPS scheduling conflicts come up; however, I will do my best to keep the changes to a minimum

The following Coding Ambassadors, will support me during the weekly Coding Club meetings, depending upon the coding topic of the month:

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April 2018 - Coding Club Weekly Challenge Activity

Coding Club Members:

You will begin your learning journey by clicking on the link for SoloLearn - SoloLearn.com - Courses

Make sure you sign-up and select Google as your sign-in option (this will save your work)

Select the following course: Ruby Tutorial

Ruby, is considered one of the most beautiful, artful and yet handy programming language. Practice writing Ruby code, collect points & show off your skills now!

The April challenge will begin April 1st and ends April 30th.

You can work on this monthly challenge as much as you want to; however it must be completed by April 30th.

May 2018 - Coding Club Weekly Challenge Activity

I am posting the May Challenge, because several students have completed the April Challenge and are ready to work on the May Challenge.

Begin your learning journey by clicking on the link for SoloLearn - - SoloLearn.com - Courses

Make sure you sign-up and select Google as your sign-in option (this will save your work)

Select the following course: HTML Fundamentals

HTML is a computer language devised to allow website creation. These websites can then be viewed by anyone else connected to the Internet. It is relatively easy to learn, with the basics being accessible to most people in one sitting; and quite powerful in what it allows you to create.

The May challenge will begin anytime after April 17th and ends May 31st.

You can work on this monthly challenge as much as you want to; however it must be completed by May 31st.

Once you are complete you will need to take a snip-it of your completion certificate and then post (your certificate) to the comments section on the Schoology Coding Club site or you can email your completion information to me at kblogan@henrico.k12.va.us.

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If you (or your parents) are interested in Summer Coding Camp Opportunities, I have listed a few below:

Idtech.com

This offers Middle School students the opportunity to be on college campus locations and be trained by college students.

https://www.idtech.com/register#/reg-flow/avail-charts-filters?lid=235&gnrid=295000&rgnad=false

If you click on the locations tab, on the site you will see other college campus locations (in the area)that offer programs, as well.

codeva.org 

https://www.codevirginia.org/get-involved/students-programs/classes/ms/

MathScience Innovation Center - https://www.mymsic.org/ 

They offer so many different coding and STEM opportunities year round.

https://www.enrole.com/msic/jsp/index.jsp?categoryId=10002

ccwatraining.org

Summer 2018 Youth Camps

stemcamp

CCWA has partnered with industry expert Black Rocket to present unique enrichment programs for youth.

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Organizations that support Coding for students:

NCWIT Aspirations

NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) provides a long-term community for female technologists, from K-12 through higher education and beyond, encouraging persistence in computing through continuous engagement and ongoing encouragement at each pivotal stage of their educational and professional development.

CodeVA.org

CodeVA is a non profit organization that, through advocacy, teacher training and direct student programs, partners with schools, parents, and communities to bring equitable computer science education to all of Virginia’s student.

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If your parent/guardian have any questions or require any additional information with regards to the MMS Coding Club, please have them call the school office on 804 261-5015 (leave a message for me and I will call then back, at the end of the day) or I can be emailed at kblogan@henrico.k12.va.us.

**Remember all information regarding the MMS Coding Club is also posted on Schoology; if you need access to the Schoology site, please see Ms. Logan**

Sincerely,

Ms. K Logan, MBA, MSPM, PMP

Business & Information Technology/CTE

MMS Coding Sponsor

7800 Woodman Rd, Rm 133

kblogan@henrico.k12.va.us

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Update by kblogan on 4/16/2018