Start Coding Early!
We know it's never too early to start your Computer Science (CS) career. We've compiled a list of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities to help kickstart anyone's coding career!
Events to Attend:
- SuperNOVA offers engaging and innovative workshops, summer camps, clubs, and community events throughout Atlantic Canada that provide youth with rewarding experiences in STEM and nurture a life-long love of exploration, creativity, and academic achievement.
- Canada Learning Code designs, delivers, and partners on technology education for Canadians and run programs for Ladies, Kids, Girls, Teens and Teachers. Canada Learning Code cover everything from introductory HTML & CSS, to WordPress, Python, Ruby, Responsive Design, Photoshop and more.
- Techsploration's award-winning 4-phase program model provides young women in Grades 9 through 12 with opportunities to explore science, engineering, trades, and technology occupations, while creating awareness about the critical role of work in their lives.
- Imhotep’s Legacy Academy (ILA) is an academic enrichment program, affiliated with Dalhousie University, which aims to increase the representation of African Canadians in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professions.
- Ulnooweg Digital Mi’kmaq program is a ground breaking grassroots built Indigenous-led initiative of the Ulnooweg Education Centre that aims to create lasting foundational change for a new generation through the interplay of science, culture, education and innovation.
Resources for All Ages:
Resources by Age Group
- Typing Club: https://www.typingclub.com/ (K-2)
- BBC, Bite Size: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zyhbwmn (K-2)
- Code Combat: https://codecombat.com/ (K-6)
- Code for Life, Rapid Router: https://www.codeforlife.education/play/rapid-router/ (K-6)
- BBC, Bite Size: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zvnrq6f (Grade 5- 9)
- Code for Life, Kurono: https://www.codeforlife.education/play/kurono/ (Grade 6+)
- Microsoft Arcade: https://arcade.makecode.com/ (Grade 6+)
- Snakify: https://www.snakify.org/ (Grade 9 - 12)