World Maker Faire New York 2013

Learn It, Do It, Share It: How to Get ALL Kids to Become the Techies of Tomorrow

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If learning to code really is the new literacy---then how are we going to get ALL students to Learn It, Do It and Share It? This presentation will highlight three organizations that are teaching all kinds of kids the technology skills of the 21st century. Highlighted on the panel are presenters from: Tech Kids Unlimited, a technology program for special needs students; Black Girls Code, the award-winning organization which is expanding programming to diverse girls; and Hopscotch, a new app for the IPAD which helps teach kids ages 8 to 12 to code. Moderated by: Dr. Jonathan Hill, Associate Dean, Seidenberg School of Computer Science.


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Presenters:

Beth Rosenberg — Founder/Director

Tech Kids Unlimited

Beth is an educator who over 20 years experience teaching students and teachers. She founded Tech Kids Unlimited in 2009, after realizing that her son who learns differently, loves technology.

Melissa Morgenlander

PETA Clarke

Black Girls Code

Donna Knut

Black Girls Code

Jocelyn Leavitt — Ceo, Co-Founder

Hopscotch

Jocelyn is the CEO and co-founder of Hopscotch Technologies, an app designed to make coding fun for kids. She is a former teacher at The Dalton School.


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