Digital Skills

Digital Skills

Digital for Me! – FREE Public Program

DFM Fall

We are happy to announce that we are returning to in-person sessions! Digital For Me provides a workspace for students to work on Scratch or Python at their own level, with support from our Science East staff. Ages 8-18.

Fall sessions include the following dates:

September 20th
September 27th
October 4th
October 11th
October 18th
October 25th
November 1st

Time: Three daily sessions – 10:00-11:30, 12:00-1:30, 2:00-3:30

Limited spaces. Register in advance by emailing Rebecca.boone@scienceeast.nb.ca. Registration forms will be emailed out.
Masks are mandatory for all participants unless medically unable to. Materials will be sanitized between sessions. Sanitizer will be provided.

Free to register!

We’re also looking for volunteers for this program! Email Rebecca.boone@scienceeast.nb.ca.

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Nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer que nous recommençons les sessions en personne! À moi le numérique fournis aux élèves un espace de travail pour travailler avec Scratch ou Python, à leur niveau, avec l’aide des éducateurs de Science East. Cette activité est adaptée pour les élèves de 8 à 18 ans.
Voici l’horaire des sessions d’automne:

20 septembre

27 septembre
4 octobre
11 octobre
18 octobre
25 octobre
1 novembre

Heure: trois sessions quotidiennes 10:00-11:30, 12:00-13:30, 14:00-15:30

Places limitées. Veuillez vous inscrire à l’avance par courriel rebecca.boone@scienceeast.nb.ca. Les formulaires d’inscription seront envoyés par courriel. Les masques sont obligatoires pour tous les participants à moins d’une raison médicale. Le matériel sera désinfecté entre chaque sessions. Du désinfectant sera fourni.

Nous sommes aussi à la recherche de bénévoles pour ce programme! Si vous êtes intéressés contactez Rebecca par courriel: rebecca.boone@scienceeast.nb.ca

Coding At Home – Activities

Looking to build your coding skills at home? Check out our “Coding At Home” activities:

 

 

May 14, 2020 – Piskel Your Quarantine

June 8, 2020 – Break that Task


 

Schools / Groups 

 

K-2 Digital Skills: Students will be introduced to basic coding skills (patterning, sequencing, looping and conditional statements) through screen free technology.

Grades 3-5 Digital Skills: Students will be introduced to, or deepen their understanding of, basic coding concepts through the use of technology and problem solving. Classes with prior knowledge will be introduced to variables and multi-step algorithms. 

Grades 6-8 Digital Skills: Students will use technology to create projects which problem solve various scenarios. They will learn the basics of physical computing, which includes circuits, electricity, and the connections between hardware and software.

 Grades 9-12 Digital Skills: Students will use technology to collect and analyze data. With the help of the Pocketlab, a wireless sensor that connects to tablets and computers, students can stream their data in real time, helping them get a deeper understanding of the world around them.

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