Oct 6, 2019 | 11:00 AM | Sunday

Sun Oct 6, 11:00 AM - Sun Oct 6, 1:00 PM

Microsoft Store - Scottsdale Fashion Square

7014 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Community: Scottsdale

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Girls in Tech Phoenix is excited to be partnering again with the Microsoft Store to offer 10 FREE YouthSpark Workshops for kids! These workshops are ideal for kids around 8 to 12 years old, all genders welcome! Developed by education experts with input from our local Mi

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Girls in Tech Phoenix is excited to be partnering again with the Microsoft Store to offer 10 FREE YouthSpark Workshops for kids!
These workshops are ideal for kids around 8 to 12 years old, all genders welcome!
Developed by education experts with input from our local Microsoft Store Associates, these workshops will deliver coding, robotics, moviemaking and philanthropic skills. With an emphasis on real-world relevance in a fun and interactive environment, students will be provided with the tools needed today to be successful when pursuing any career tomorrow. 
Please sign the photo/video release form for your child to attend: https://forms.gle/jF5ghNvtFPyJHmwQ6
Classes and schedules below for 2019/2020
September 1st - Work Faster and Smarter in School with OneNote

Students will learn OneNote and it’s range of uses for powerful organizing to work faster and smarter in school.

October 6th - Online Safety: Preventing and Combating Cyberbullying

Students, parents, and caregivers will learn the various forms of cyberbullying as well as the academic and social impacts. Participants will gain key insights on how to address and prevent cyberbullying through engaging activities and conversations. Additionally, attendees will prepare a strategy to combat cyberbullying in their classrooms, schools, and homes.

November 3rd - Harry Potter Creative Coding Camp

Students will use the Harry Potter coding wand to creatively code spells. Students will also learn fundamentals of coding, like algorithms, loops, coordinates, and debugging.

December 1st - STEM: Minecraft Coding and Computer Science

In this coding workshop, students will play in Minecraft while they learn how to code with Microsoft’s MakeCode platform. They will program an Agent robot to complete challenges and even change the weather, or as they say in the world of Minecraft: they will make it rain Ocelots and Wolves! 

January 19th - Create Digital Art

Students will explore the freedom and power of creating original digital art with this workshop. Students will use an array of tools to create lifelike paintings, original drawings, collages, and so much more. They’ll take a tour of Fresh Paint basics, then explore more advanced skills like blending paint co

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