Lessons from CoderDojoTo at TPL Annette Branch

On March 25th, Toronto Public Library Annette Street Branch held it’s first CoderDojoTo event. Branch Head Jeffery Toste spearheaded the in-branch initiative and was on-site as a mentor at well attended event. We welcomed 23 new coders, and… Read More

Thank you 2016

We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all who mentored, volunteered, and contributed to our 2016 fundraising campaign which helped make all of our events possible throughout the year! As we rely on donations of… Read More

Kids coding workshop at Book Bash

Kids coding workshop at Book Bash – Canadian Children’s Literature Festival CoderDojoTo will be holding a pop-up kids coding event next Saturday, October 22nd at Book Bash, a free youth event put on by Toronto Public Library. CoderDojo is will run… Read More

CoderDojo has won the prestigious European Citizen’s Prize

CoderDojo has won the prestigious European Citizen’s Prize. CoderDojo is the only Irish based organisation to win the award this year. Our non-profit network of free coding clubs for young people, which originated in Cork, is now in… Read More

Launching the first CoderDojo E-Learning Modules

Modules for mentors to improve their knowledge of the CoderDojo Ethos. by Rosa Langhammer Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. – Henry Ford Learning isn’t just for… Read More

Programming: Languages, Timeline, and Guides

Computer programs are often described as “sets of instructions”,and computer languages are thought of by many as merely the syntax and vocabulary for providing these instructions. From this point of view, different programming languages may have different grammars,… Read More

ScratchEd and Harvard research teams guide to Introduction to Computing Using Scratch

CoderDojos across the world use Scratch as a way to introduce young people to fundamental coding concepts. The Scratch team have created AN INTRODUCTORY COMPUTING CURRICULUM USING SCRATCH. It consists of a teaching guide and student workbook. It was developed… Read More

CoderDojoTo & STEMCA’s robotics event (part of Toronto Maker Festival)

On Sunday, June 19th 2016 at Bitmaker in Toronto, CoderDojoTo will be partnering with STEMCA to provide a fun introduction to robotics. This event is a Maker Festival Toronto satellite event. Easy Robotics Essentials The main requirement to… Read More

January Newsletter: Hack-Night, My First Website, Meetup, CoderDojo Markham

You can find the “my first website” files here. Next Session: My First Website:  Sunday, January 18th, 10AM @ Bitmaker Labs This month we kick objective based, multi-session workshops, aiming to welcome and challenge students across multiple sessions. Coders… Read More

Gifts For Kids Who Love To Code

Below are some other ideas of gifts for kids who love code. Thanks tomoderndaydonnareed for adding to this list! Scratch & Scratch Jr. Download the free Scratch Jr iPad app, or visit the web site armed with these… Read More