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!
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
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
(ScienceNews.org) – Acclaimed scientist Stephen Hawking believes that anyone is capable of thoughts that can change the world! The Genius by Stephen Hawking program (airing on PBS) sets out to prove, in six episodes, how ordinary people can tackle the questions that lead to brilliant ideas. Instead of scientists, the show relies the observation of non-experts … Continue reading
In honor of International Girls in ICT Day Thursday, the YWCA of the U.S. Virgin Islands hosted a “Coding Party” using MIT’s Scratch program at the St. Andrew’s Church Public Computer Center on St. Thomas. YWCA USVI President Donnalie Edwards-Cabey opened the program with an introduction of Instructor/Coordinator Rebecca Hoffart, who provided guidance on the … Continue reading