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BlogTo: The top 10 computer, web and tech classes in Toronto

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We are so pleased to have made BlogTo’s list of The top 10 computer, web and tech classes in Toronto:

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Here’s one for the under-18 set: The Toronto chapter of CoderDojo, a global movement aimed at empowering young people with computer skills, runs free monthly workshops led by volunteers for youth aged 10-17 getting their first taste of coding, gaming, podcasting and other mental health drugs adorably nerdy topics. Students will need to bring along a laptop to moonlight as computer whizzes on GitHub, the playground of choice for software developers. Parents – tech savvy or not – must come to at least one of the classes too, which are hosted at Bitmaker Labs. 
All classes are free. TTC tokens provided.

Read the whole article:  http://www.blogto.com/tech/2014/06/the_top_10_computer_web_and_tech_classes_in_toronto/

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

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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, go on tours of tech companies and hear guest speakers.”

Check out the full list here: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236511