During Devoxx Morocco 2017, NAO and myself did present to the children and their parents why it is important to teach programming in school. Note: Video is in French.
As part of the Devoxx Belgium steering member, I’m helping to setup this amazing conference. On Wednesday morning, I was preparing, together with my other steering friends, the registration setup and was mentally ready to break our scanning records of thousands of attendees when Stephan told me that I’ve had to […]
For the second year, Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center is teaming with the Livermore Valley Unified School District to offer STEAM Fest, for students in grades K-10 linking Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics curriculum in fun and engaging ways. The event includes a variety of workshops covering topics from […]
After a successful Devoxx4Kids Paris 2017, InfoQ FR took the time to interview Audrey Neveu (@Audrey_Neveu) and Xavier Bourguignon (@xbourguignon). The interview (in French) is about teaching programming to younger generation, the Devoxx4Kids France origins, the available workshops, the role of parents, etc. The interview is available here: https://www.infoq.com/fr/news/2017/04/les-enfants-apprennent-a-coder
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/
During Devoxx Morocco 2015, Christina Aldan (@luckygirliegirl) interviewed Stephan Janssen (@stephan007) about Devoxx4Kids. Christina is a TED Speaker and EntrepreNinja, read more about her: http://iamagoodmix.com/ The interview:
Arun and Daniel wrote an InfoQ article about their experience in teaching technology to kids. So what are you waiting for… share your passion! The skills you teach your kids now will produce fruits for the rest of their lives. http://www.infoq.com/articles/Devoxx4Kids-Techniques-Teaching-Technology-to-Kids
Arun Gupta, Devoxx4Kids USA founder, just wrote a blog post regarding the results of the amazing event that happen in September this year (2015). His post show some very interesting results of the survey done after the event. Enjoy the read.