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Why Play Fruit Ninja When You Can Create Your Own Game?

Nowadays, more and more kids are adopting the aforementioned idea. Learning to be innovative and creative with technology is extremely important today. For so many children living in underprivileged areas, it can be difficult to gain the skills needed to succeed in technological fields. That is why camps such as Brainiacs Robotics are so crucial. Brianiacs Robotics’ mission is to teach STEM programs to children in Nigeria during summer break. This camp allows for children to learn unique curriculum that is not normally taught in ...

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Free Code Camp: Learn to Code While Helping Nonprofits

Free Code Camp is an online learning community in which participants learn how to code while helping nonprofits at the same time. Through a series of targeted challenges, "campers" learn how to build Web server back-end infrastructure, front-end interfaces, database layers, and more. Once challenges have been completed, participants can use their new skills to help build real, production Web sites for nonprofits and thus gain valuable working experience for their résumés.

We love anything that teaches people how to code, but we are even ...

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Help Hacker Dojo Raise Funds With Help From Makers 4 Good

Our friends at Makers 4 Good are teaming up with Sparkfactor.org awardees Hacker Dojo with a great social media campaign aimed at helping the Dojo raise some funding in advance of the grand opening of their brand new space in Santa Clara, California. Makers 4 Good will donate $10 to Hacker Dojo for every qualified photo posted to social media sites throughout the month of September.

For more details and sign up, visit Makers 4 Good's "Picture This!" page on their Web site.

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Girls Who Code Is Debugging the Tech World

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization with one very simple goal: to bridge the gender gap in the technology industry. One means by which they hope to do so is their Summer Immersion Program, in which young participants get a crash course in basic coding, before building an actual project. GeekWire explains further:

The girls have an opportunity to meet and hear from women working in leadership positions at tech companies, and the students are matched up with a female tech mentor. The mentors ...

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Junior Academy Global STEM Challenge Recognizes Teen Inventors

A group of teens recently convened in New York to present their inventions to the New York Academy of Sciences as finalists in the Junior Academy Global STEM Challenge. Jessica Leber of Fast Company has the full story:

The Junior Academy was a launched a few years ago as part of the Global STEM Alliance, a collaboration between the New York Academy of Sciences and 100 government, schools, nonprofit, and corporate partners around the world. The plan is to expand the platform and allow many ...

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