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viNGN Participates in Code Like A Girl! Public Forum


The SmartStart Initiative introduces girls to opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (August 12, 2017) – The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. participated in the first Code Like A Girl! Public Forum on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the Chase Auditorium at the University of the Virgin Islands. … Continue reading

“Code Like a Girl” comes to St. Thomas August 7-12, 2017


(Official release) Come learn to code through this project-based, week-long camp! Learn about coding and cyber-security, and hear from industry professionals / university professors! Code Like a Girl will be hosted at All Saints School Monday through Friday, August 7-11, 2017 from 8:00am-12:00pm, with a banquet on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 6:30pm-9:30pm.

#ScratchDay with Y-Teens at St. Andrews Public Computer Center (via Twitter)


Y-TeensVI Girls Cyber Saturdays. Learning scratch@usviywca pic.twitter.com/hbTswURKfW — Donnalie EdwardCabey (@EDonnalie) May 13, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Read more about Scratch Day here!

8 STEM grants awarded to USVI Public Schools by CFVI


Public schools throughout the territory are set to benefit from the awarding of close to $35,000 in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) grants by the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI)! Educators were required to submit proposals that would enhance students’ learning and grow their talents through projects that offered hands-on experience in a wide … Continue reading

Press Release: Governor Mapp’s Strong Advocacy for Computer Science Education Week and viNGN’s Hour of Code Event


Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp has honored Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 5-11, 2016) with an official territorial proclamation. This year 159,233 Hour of Code events are to be held worldwide; several public, private and parochial schools have registered Hour of Code activities in the U.S. Virgin Islands. On Thursday, December, 8, 2016, nearly 20 students … Continue reading

Thoughtful Thursdays: Code.org AppLab gives new developers a head start


If you’ve ever wanted to know what it takes to design and build and app, check out AppLab by Code.org! Anyone can learn in this environment, which uses blocks of JavaScript code to create apps that work, and that you can share online. There’s also an AppLab in the Classroom intro for educators and parents … Continue reading

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