Rachelle Andre

Kids Learning Code Programming with Ruby (Parent/Child)

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October 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Code Heroes
44 Pitt St
Cornwall, ON K6J 3P2
Kids Learning Code Programming with Ruby (Parent/Child) @ Code Heroes | Cornwall | Ontario | Canada

This is a pay-what-you-can workshop! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cornwall-kids-learning-code-programming-with-ruby-parentchild-for-kids-ages-9-12-on-october-14th-tickets-37525420543 Computers don’t really understand English… So how do we communicate with them? Through programming, of course!
Ruby is an open-source coding language that allows us to speak to our computers through step-by-step instructions, and then be able to see (or hear!) the computer’s response. Ruby can be used to communicate anything from a simple mathematical equation, to an interactive game. We will use repl.it, a free, cloud coding environment, to make our programs come to life. Kids Learning Code is excited to host this creative workshop for beginners, which will cover essential terms in the Ruby language such as: integers, strings, and variables – all while focusing on how an everyday computer operates and understands input. Learning Ruby will allow the girl in your life to create games and solve puzzles in a fun and engaging way, all while generating endless opportunities to use a computer as a creative outlet! Each Programming with Ruby workshop has the same flow, but different activities. Come and create new programs every time!
Is this workshop right for you?
This is a beginner workshop for Kids ages 9-12 who are new to Ruby
What will I have learned by the end of this workshop?
Create algorithms in Ruby
Use variables to store information
Use if statements to control what happens in my program
Use loops to make things happen more than once
Use Ruby to KEEP CODING!

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