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#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

2016 Hour of Code to feature Disney’s “Moana”


Official Release Today Code.org and Disney revealed a new Hour of Code tutorial featuring characters from the upcoming Disney animated film Moana. We are thrilled to be able to offer this activity to you as you prepare to do an Hour of Code with your classrooms between December 5-11 to celebrate Computer Science Education Week—and … Continue reading

Press Release: 2016 UVI #HackFest Winners Announced


Fifteen teams and over 40 University of the Virgin Islands students participated in HackFest 2016. Participants generated prototype phone apps in 24-hour marathon problem-solving sessions on Sept. 9 and 10, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and on Sept. 16 and 17, on the St. Thomas Campus.

Photos: USVI Department of Education STEAM Fair Hands On Day!


The USVI Department of Education St. Thomas/St. John district is hosting its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Week activities at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center and we had a chance to stop by for Hands On STEAM Day featuring the scientific research projects and maker spaces of 4th to 6th graders alongside exhibits … Continue reading

OpenSource.com: Industrial city hackerspace teaches something more valuable than code


(OpenSource.com) – Access Space is one of the longest-running hackerspaces in the world. Based in the United Kingdom in the northern industrial city of Sheffield it was established in the year 2000. At Access Space, a lot more goes on than just coding and programming. The organization, for example, re-purposes old laptops for non-profits –  and continues to … Continue reading

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