Girls’ Code Camp: A Reflection

I’m Charity and I have been working with Code Naturally’s lead educator, Joey, to teach students how to create games and abstract art using code. This summer, Code Naturally partnered with Cabrillo to provide students with 4 code intensive one week summer camps. The last week was a girls only coding camp and I noticed […]

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4 Awesomely Weird Projects from Code Camp!

Our students’ projects often surprise our educators. These are 4 of our favorite weird projects that we’ve seen programmed during summer camp. Make sure to leave a comment below to let us know which project is your favorite!   A Hunt for Cavities: Madison had recently visited the dentist and was happy to find out […]

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A Fantastic Week of Summer Code Camp!

Monday morning was full of excitement as we dotted our i’s and crossed our t’s for the last time before students arrived. The educators were ready to teach, the student folders were prepped, and the snacks were ready to go, but, as always before kicking off an important event – we felt like we were […]

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What is Programming/Coding?

What is programming/coding? Coding or programming is the process of giving your computer a set of instruction to carry out. This set of instructions is referred to as a program, app, application, or software. It can be thought of as a recipe like one you’d follow to make your favorite dessert. A recipe in English […]

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4 Things I learned as a Code Naturally Educator

       1.  Kids have big ideas! As an educator at the Code Naturally Spring camp, I expected to be the one teaching the children, which I did, but I unexpectedly learned from the children as well. Their questions and imagination inspired me. With coding anything is possible, and the creative children I worked […]

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The Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Learn JavaScript

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There are a vast number of programming languages to choose outside of JavaScript Each language has its own benefits and drawbacks. Each was created for a specific reason and evolved in some way to advance our modern day and age. Though we don’t believe it makes sense to pit these programming languages against each other, […]

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Why We’re Opening the Code Center

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“Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.” Steve Jobs “You should open your own code center one of these days.” This is something we’ve heard time and time again over the last few years from friends, parents, teachers, etc. And the day is here on […]

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