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HTML and CSS posters

Last week we had our second HTML/CSS class and all students seemed to really enjoy the material. We made a storyboard using HTML and CSS and everyone got a chance at being creative. Some of the students made up jokes and some even ended up with explosive endings! This week we’ll be doing something different. […]

More HTML and Roblox coming back …

We started our HTML/CSS class last Saturday and had a great time with a full class and everyone wanting to learn more about how web pages are built. We have a complete set of classes planned and I’m sure everyone will leave having a better idea of how the web works and how web sites […]

New class at STEAM Lab – Code Club HTML/CSS

We’re starting a new class this Saturday, HTML/CSS for Juniors. It aims to teach students how the web works, how to build web pages and how to tweak existing sites. It’s aimed at 8-12 year olds, but also suitable for older students who would like to understand how the Web works. This is a 12 […]

Open Arduino Session

This Saturday we have another Code Club Open Session like we had last week, with a focus on our Arduino kits. This is an opportunity to come and explore what can be done with an Arduino, learn some electronics and try your hand at making something cool! The Arduino kits we have come with some […]

Come and learn to program an Arduino

This Saturday we’re making our Arduino kits available in an Open Session. It’s a chance to come and learn what makes an Arduino tick, how to program one and how to use them to control devices and projects. We have a number of kits that come fully loaded with a number of components including LEDs, […]

A bit more Unity

Last Saturday we started off a Unity tutorial in our Code Club session, an introductory tutorial called 2d UFO. We made some great progress, and will be continuing with the tutorial this Saturday between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. We’ve been learning about importing assets into Unity, setting up GameObjects and figuring out how to move them […]

Finishing off Python and looking at Unity

This Saturday at 3:00pm we have our final class of the Intermediate Python class. We’ve been using the Python Next Steps book provide structure to this class and it’s been a great journey of discovery, from using Python online to building desktop applications.  We built a fully-functioning calculator last week and this week we’ll be enhancing […]

Resuming Python and more Raspberry Pi

This Saturday we’ll be resuming out Python series at 3:00pm. We’ve had a little break due to holidays, but it’s time to pick up where we left off and continue our Intermediate Python class. We started working on a GUI based calculator last time and we’ll be continuing using this to learn new concepts, understand how […]

Some more Raspberry Pi

This Saturday we’re planning to have the next session of our Raspberry Pi series between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. This little computer has created a new way for kids to be introduced to computing (well, some would argue it was an old, but forgotten way) and we’re delighted to be be able to help a new […]

A helping of Java and Pi

We’re continuing with our Raspberry Pi exploration sessions this Saturday between 4:00pm and 6:00pm, and we’re opened up a few more places for this session. We have 6 Raspberry Pi stations for people to use, but as we had some no-shows last week, we’ve decided to open a few more places on the basis that […]