WISEatlantic currently provides sponsorship for STEM based team initiatives for youth, such as FIRST LEGO League teams or Let’s Talk Science Challenge. The team must be comprised of 50% or more girls. Download the sponsorship application HERE!
Ladies Learning Code’s mission is to be the leading resource for women and youth to become passionate builders – not just consumers – of technology by learning technical skills in a hands-on, social, and collaborative way. Ladies Learning Code offers workshops for web programming and much more!
Danielle Thé is a tech enthusiast who wants to make the digital world easy to understand. Her YouTube channel features easy tech tutorials, product demos, and digital service announcements, which aim to make this generation digitally literate.
MIT App Inventor is an innovative beginner’s introduction to programming and app creation that transforms the complex language of text-based coding into visual, drag-and-drop building blocks. The website offers many resources for teaching, and how students can get started.
Alice is an block-based programming environment that makes it easy to create animations, build interactive narratives, or program simple games in 3D. The Alice Project provides supplemental tools and materials for teaching using Alice across a spectrum of ages and subject matter.
Scratch is a free computer programming platform geared for junior high students. The platform is easy to use, and features excellent resources for teachers!
Learn strategies about engaging girls in the technology classroom with this presentation WISEatlantic delivered at the 2016 Teach Today for Tomorrow conference.
These camps take place at the Shambala School of Halifax, and can include video game design and adventures in technology and art. Current details can be found at this link.
Made with Code is a website made by Google that inspires girls to create what is missing from the world with computer coding. It has examples projects to create using code, and shares stories of how other girls are changing the world with code.
Here you can find information about the IT industry in Canada, including news, resources, and how to become a member.