iD Tech and Code.org Give 100 Girls Scholarships to Attend Summer STEM Program

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/.

Questions? Contact:
Karen Thurm Safran
kthurmsafran
408.666.8353

Lane Tech Computer Science Fair

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 )
Website
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.