Black Girls Code hosting free virtual computer programming workshop

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The Chicago Edge reports that Black Girls Code is hosting a free virtual Python workshop for young, aspiring coders. It’s scheduled for Saturday, April 10 at 9 AM Central Time.

The session is centered around computer programming with a focus on the fundamentals of programming in Python. Students will be introduced to Python through discussion and hands-on programming experience.

Below are some of the workshop objectives and learning outcomes:

Workshop Objectives

  • Students will be able to store input as variables and output that content.
  • Students will be able to create if-then statements.
  • Students will be able to write while and for loops.
  • Students will be able to write functions.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Explain why applications are built with components made by different groups of people.
  • Explain how my prototype meets or adapts to community needs using data.
  • Describe the communities that developed a programming language and why.

How to register

You can register for the event here: http://ow.ly/vucq50Ej5NB. You’ll also want to follow @BlackGirlsCode on Twitter to learn about future events.

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