Feb 3, 2017 Meeting – It’s MOBILE Month!

In February, we will begin a month working with mobile apps and MIT App Inventor 2.

If you have an Android phone or tablet (even old ones), please bring them to class. App Inventor will not work with iOS devices – although we will talk about them lots!

Agenda:

 

Welcome Huntley GEMS Girls!!!

We are happy to welcome the 7th and 8th grade girls from Huntley High School’s First Annual GEMS  (Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science) Event to visit our Web site. We know you will be inspired by all of the activities and interactions the event offers and hope some of you may even want to be part of a girls coding club yourselves.

I am honored to have the opportunity to present at the event as a representative of our Fox Valley Girls Coding Club and of the Illinois Technology  Foundation. Seeing the high level of interest among you girls to learn more about the technical fields is so inspiring!

Our hands-on session at the GEMS event includes an introduction to Scratch, a graphical programming language, the same one we use here at Fox Valley Girls Coding Club to get started with coding. Here are notes from the session for anyone who would like them: HHSGEMS2017 Intro to Coding

January 27, 2017 Meeting

Tonight we will be meeting at 25N.

6pm: 30-45 minute Skype chat with Sarah Sexton, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft.

6:45 – 7:45pm: Bring in the hardware! As we wrap up gaming, let’s take a look at how Raspberry Pi and Arduino are changing the way we play games.