Kodu In the News
Fresh from our friends over at National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), the latest issue spotlights (among others) Kate Miller, an AspireIT grant recipient. Read more about her work with Kodu! Read more here!
Creative Coders Unite!
Calling all creative coders and tech savvy young women! The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Read more about it - and remember the deadline to apply is 10/31/13! Read more here!
The Hour of Code is coming!
This week, Microsoft joined other leading technology companies to announce its support of Code.org, a nonprofit focused on increasing access to computer science education. Code,org also announced the “Hour of Code” campaign to encourage 10 million students to learn to program. We'll be taking part in this, and have more news to share in the near future! Read more here!
Kodu Research Series Concludes
We conclude our Research Paper series this week with a look at the GLS (Games + Learning + Society) 8.0 Conference from 2012 in Madison, WI. Kodu fans, you’ll want to head to page 561, where “Enhancing Introductory Programming with Kodu Game Lab in a High School classroom” begins. Let us know what you think! Read more here!