iD Tech knows that the world needs more girls in STEM. This year, iD Tech is partnering with Code.org, a non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science, to send 100 girls to iD Tech Camps for free! At this weeklong summer program, ages 7-17 create mobile apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, build robots, code with C++ and Java, produce movies, and more. Programs are held in 30 states nationwide. Girls can apply for a scholarship at www.iDTech.com/girls throughApril 1st. To learn more about Code.org, please visit http://code.org/.
Karen Thurm Safran
Interested in learning about app development? Websites? Programming? Robotics? Want to investigate if the computer science field is for you?
CS Fair Overview: Identify a problem that can be solved by using one of the categories below:
Android Application (MIT App inventor, Eclipse, etc )
Video Game using Alice, Scratch. http://oswing.sourceforge.net/ . etc
Open Division: (Program writing in any language or robotics)
Zero experience? Beginner? Intermediate or advanced? All are welcome to participate!
You will receive an email with helpful learning resources and a link to register for the Computer Science Fair by Feb 17. The CS fair will take place during a School day April. There will be big prizes include and opportunities to learn from current industry gurus.
Still not sure if you want to give it a try? In Oct 2013 a Scanner app to solve a price problem was featured on Shark Tank. By Jan 2014 this company was net worth $7 million dollars.