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6154 South Fairbanks Hall
Hanover, NH
03755-3529
Phone: (603) 646-3350
Fax: (603) 646-2645
Email: Tucker.Foundation@Dartmouth.EDU

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 michael klein

Michael Klein '14
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Majors: Economics & Geography

Hometown: Chappaqua, NY

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CoderDojo

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Program Description

Dartmouth CoderDojo is an innovative service project aimed at introducing local youth to the fun and exciting world of computer programming. Volunteers run multiple weekly sessions - called Dojos - at schools in the area.

Each Dojo has a focus on a topic related to programming / computer science. Previous topics have included into to programming in python, making sketches in Processing, and beginnings in HTML and CSS.

CoderDojo in action!

With a relaxed, club-like structure and an emphasis on creating right from the start, kids' skills and self-confidence grow with every Dojo.

Requirements

Experience

  • We hope that volunteers have some experience in the areas related to computer science that they want to share
  • If you have any questions or concerns about your experience,  just ask!

Time Commitment

  • Term by term commitment
  • Weekly commitment is 2.5 hours per Dojo per week, plus planning sessions
  • You must not miss more than one Dojo per term

Transportation

  • If eligible, volunteers must become driver approved.
  • Transportation to and from schools is through Tucker vehicles

For More Information

  • Visit the website at coderdojo.cs.dartmouth.edu
  • Blitz coder.dojo@dartmouth.edu
  • Call 603-646-3350
  • Stop by the Tucker Foundation, South Fairbanks Hall

Last Updated: 4/25/13