Scratch is the ﬁrst coding tool encountered by many kids. By programming their own Scratch interactive stories, games, and animations, kids learn basic computational thinking, including how to break a problem into bite sized elements and solve it. We are also teaching the kids html and hope to… Continue Reading What will they learn?
Coding is nothing more than a set of words that tell a website, app, game or piece of software what to do. Code also forms the basis of the sophisticated tools and technologies that we use in the workplace and that are shaping and advancing all industries, from… Continue Reading But I don’t know anything about coding?
As one of CoderDojo’s founders Bill Liao often says, “CoderDojo is free, but it’s not a free ride!” Parents are asked to stay for the duration of the Dojo, following best practice guidelines set out by the Coderdojo Foundation. We would appreciate parents help and… Continue Reading Why do I have to stay with them?
Booking is per session, as spaces are limited. First Time Registration: Register an account on the Coderdojo Website https://zen.coderdojo.com/register/user When your account is created you are then asked to input your details. At the end of this page you must click on add a child… Continue Reading How do I book a place for my child?
Please contact IRD Duhallow on 029-60633 for registration.
The group is co-ordinated by IRD Duhallow and is based on help from technical mentors and parents. The voluntary mentors give their time to the club to share their knowledge and skills with the children. All volunteers are Garda Vetted. Together we can create an… Continue Reading How are we organised?
Children can be registered for Duhallow Coderdojo sessions via this link. The structure is designed so that children can learn whether they are completely new or already know quite a lot, we focus on particular coding languages and loosely follow projects for set periods. Our… Continue Reading Do you teach a set course, and when does the next course start?
Duhallow Coderdojo caters for children aged 8-13.
Easiest way to find out is to give it a try!
Unfortunately tablets and phones are not suited to learning code. Most of the coding going on in Dojos does not need a high spec modern day laptop with fast graphics. Refurbished laptops that are a few years old will work perfectly well in a dojo.