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Have fun coding Minecraft in this year’s Hour of Code – even if you don’t have Internet!


The Hour of Code 2017 is centered around the popular Minecraft video game, where users and their software agents get to build, explore, and achieve goals together in Minecraft: Hero’s Journey. Hour of Code is an international event that is held each Computer Science Education Week (December 4-10, 2017), a celebration of the life and … Continue reading

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

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