Lessons from the field: Curriculum kits have been converted into topics

What’s this? Our kits have evolved into topic folders to match our new seating layout. #kidscancode #coderdojo #toronto #volunteer #mentor pic.twitter.com/1xivwvMtFx — CoderDojo Toronto ☯ (@CoderDojoTo) May 3, 2017 Based on feedback from mentors and parents we’ve changed… 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

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

CoderDojoTo: September News

Next Session: Photo Editing & Halloween Sunday, October 26th is photo editing and hallowe’en at CoderDojoTo. You can bet on ghoulish halloween graphics, and we’ll have a prize for the best code related costume! ☠ On September 21st we… Read More

Entrepreneur: Teach Yourself Coding on Your Own Time With These Resources

In an article by Entrepreneur entitled Teach Yourself Coding on Your Own Time With These Resources CoderDojo was ranked #2 in free IRL resources to learn code: “2. CoderDojo.com: Through CoderDojo’s online pharmacy volunteer-led sessions, young people can learn to code,… Read More

Autism Ontario training session

Hello Everyone, On Thursday, August 14th, from 6:30-8:30PM, we will be hosting a training session for all the mentors at Bitmaker Labs in prep for our August CoderDojoTO session. Why the training? We’ve teamed up with Autism Ontario… Read More

FREE: Intro to Web Development @ Bitmaker Labs

Hey Coders! Bitmaker Labs is hosting another Intro to Web Development session! If you are free this Wednesday, we encourage you to attend. RSVP via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-web-development-workshop-tickets-12335526893?aff=es2&rank=3. Things they’ll be covering: HTML CSS Overview of Ruby on Rails What to bring: A… Read More

Bitmaker Labs scholarships

Hello Everyone, We want to share with you some news from Bitmaker Labs, our venue sponsor for CoderDojo here in Toronto: 1. Bitmaker Labs is offering 5 scholarships worth $1500 each to volunteers and friends of CoderDojo TO for… Read More

Arduino Recap

Video of CoderDojoTo 8 Check out this lovely video of highlights from the session: Our Arduino session this past Sunday was awesome! Led by young Artash and his father, Vikas (@wonrobot), participants got to try out robotic experiments using… Read More