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VI Source: Next Generation Network Plans Public School Computer Science Instruction


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Anita Davis helps student write HTML code at Code Like a Girl event (August 2017)

The V.I. Next Generation Network is planning to put volunteers in the field to help the territory’s public school teachers with a five-week course in coding and programming.

In a statement issued Wednesday, viNGN officials said public school students do not get as much science, technology and math exposure as students in private schools, putting public school students at a disadvantage professionally.

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viNGN Coding Mini-Academy Introduces Teens to Programming


St. Thomas Health Care Management Students immersed in customized, hands-on STEM course

For Digital Inclusion Week (October 7-11, 2019), thirteen students successfully completed a Coding Mini-Academy hosted by the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN, Inc.) in conjunction with St. Thomas Health Care Management. The once-weekly training sessions were held at the Sea View Adolescent Unit from Sept. 26-Oct. 10, 2019. High-school aged participants learned using Arduino to build code and execute programs. Popular all around the world, Arduino is an integrated hardware and software platform used to develop interactive projects.

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viNGN PCC Manager Anita Davis, St. Thomas Health Care Management Program Administrator Kim Bourne-Vanneck, viNGN Network Engineer Dalma Simon: Digital Equity is for Everyone!
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