View photos from the 2016 Hour of Code event hosted by viNGN at the Central SDA PCC on St. Croix!
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
ST. THOMAS, U.S.V.I. Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has proclaimed the week of December 5, 2016, through December 11, 2016, to be Computer Science Education Week in the United States Virgin Islands. The period is observed each year to honor Grace Murray Hopper, one of the first females in the field of computer science, who engineered … Continue reading
For the 4th year in a row, viNGN is participating in the worldwide event, the “Hour of Code” and invites the community to access the free activity online during Computer Science Education Week (December 5-11, 2016). This year’s live event, based on the Disney character “Moana”, will be held on St. Croix, at the Central Seventh-Day … Continue reading
Computer Science Education Week (#CSEdWk) is celebrated annually in December in honor of computing pioneer Grace Hopper (born on Dec. 9). The week is dedicated to urging communities to advocate for more access to computer science training for K-12 students while providing everyone, of all ages, a free and fun entry into the world of programming … Continue reading
(ACM.org via Wall Street Journal) – As more and more schools adopt coding programs into their curricula, we are reminded of the importance of teaching children programming and coding. The obvious benefits are in the areas of earning ability and career development, but even more importantly, coding “trains the brain” to analyze real life processes … Continue reading