How to reposition itself a robot? How do I develop my own game? And self-programming in Minecraft Is that possible? The answers to these questions found 45 children last weekend SIDN during the event Devoxx4Kids. Read more in the blog post (in Dutch) of Nicole Wedler
During the latest Devoxx France (2016), the Devoxx4Kids France team and myself presented a session related to “Introducing children to programming, one workshop at a time”. There, we tried a new concept: the “Presentation 2.0” where Pepper, a humanoid robot from Aldebaran Robotics, did present, by itself, the Devoxx4Kids initiative to the […]
Audrey Neveu, head of Devoxx4Kids France, gave recently an interview to Youmna Ovazza Read and Watch Audrey discussing “How to introduce children to programming” (in French): http://www.butter-cake.com/2016/03/07/initier-enfants-codage-interview-audrey-neveu-developpeuse/
You can call Bob Paulin ‘Coach’ and he’ll probably respond, because he’s been coaching youth football since 2005. Now he’s also coaching children in the computer programming world as the Chicagoland organizer of Devoxx4Kids.org. Bob has been interviewed by Slashdot where he explains what is Devoxx4Kids, how everything started and […]
On April 11 2015, after a successful Devoxx France conference, the Devoxx4Kids Team organized the Devoxx France Devoxx4Kids Event in Paris. 50 children attended it (amongst them, 38% were girls). They enjoyed programming Electronics (Arduino), Robotics (Thymio, Lego MindStorms, NAO) and games (Scratch, Minecraft). Pictures and video are available here. […]
Read this nice post from Marina Fischer (DOAG German Oracle User Group) about the very first JavaLand4Kids event. JavaLand4Kids is now an integral part of the Java Land Conference.
Arun Gupta, Devoxx4Kids USA, talks about Devoxx4Kids at JavaLand 2015 during a Nighthacking session. How fun is to program Java for children, teenagers? Check the video !
Thierry Leboucq, head of Green Lab Center in Nantes (France) and also part of the French Devoxx4Kids Team in Nantes, explains why it is important to teach programming concepts to children. A TV Interview of FranceLive.FR
Nicolas Rigaud (@wtfirl), Developers Community Manager at Aldebaran, blogged about his learned lessons while creating and teaching NAO programming workshop to children. Nicolas has been, since the beginning of Devoxx4Kids, a great supporter. Read more here : http://botsdevsandi.tumblr.com/post/111262840868/lessons-from-my-devoxx4kids-workshop
Neelie Kroes, former European Commissioner for Digital Agenda and Vice-President of the European Commission, is explaining in the video how programming is exciting and fun. Great inspiration for our Devoxx4Kids children and, we hope, future Devoxxians.