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Students turn into programmers for a week

Original post made on Dec 13, 2013

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from laptops around the classroom. One student pumps her fists in celebration after successfully completing a challenge; another sighs in frustration.

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Posted by Jaime
a resident of Whisman Station
on Dec 13, 2013 at 2:52 pm


Students at MVWSD Elementary and Middle Schools are also participating in the hour of code, Computer Science Education Week has been in existence for a number of years now and celebrates the B-day of Grace Hopper. Anyone can learn to code, it's much, much easier today with all the online resources available. Mathematics + Computing can be a tremendous economic equalizer.


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Posted by Jaime
a resident of Whisman Station
on Dec 13, 2013 at 3:16 pm

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Posted by Jaime
a resident of North Whisman
on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm


There is a joint program between Hartnell Community College in Salinas and California State University Monterey Bay that offers low income kids a the opportunity of a Computer Science degree in just three years for $12,000. It's called CSIT In Three. Web Link


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