Last week, OKAN had the opportunity to visit two sites, Centennial Mid High School and the Urban League of OKC, to facilitate an Hour of Code. Hour of Code is an initiative started by Code.org to introduce people of all ages to computer science and programming. There are activities available
On January 21 OKAN visited Young Achievers Christian Academy in Oklahoma City to do an Hour of Code with students in grades K through 5. Each grade level participated in an activity from Lightbot, where students program a robot to navigate obstacles in order to complete tasks. Lightbot has
We are entering the “era of the three Cs: code, college readiness and community impact.” Caroline Howard (Forbes) discusses shifts in education as Forbes recognizes 30 individuals under the age of 30 who are changing and improving education. Read the article here. [Photo by Walter Smith for Forbes]
Do you have a young person at home or in your classroom interested in robots, video games, Legos, digital art or app design? Or maybe one that wants to do it all? If that’s the case, you should checkout techJOYnT! The OKAN staff recently stopped by techJOYnT and were treated
Education Week’s blogs > Digital Education By Katie Ash on March 1, 2012 In an effort to solve problems in their communities; learn more about programming, development, and marketing; and teach students leadership skills, students across the country are enrolling in programs to help them create their own apps. Two
Build a camera using common household items to investigate how eyes and cameras work.
Published Online: January 5, 2012 Sophomore Valerie Luong, center, and Kelly Wong, right, take part in an ice breakers exercise, part of their Techbridge program at Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, California. Techbridge is an after-school program for girls that focuses on science and engineering. —Ramin Rahimian for Education
Discover the different careers in aerospace that are offered in Oklahoma.