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India brings Pi to school kids in Kerala

I have discovered that the Kerala Chief Minister, Oomen Chandy, is providing 10,000 students in Kerala with Raspberry Pis. This is huge for a third-world country like India. Over 6,000 government schools are going to have the ability to use the raspberry pi. Bringing such new and innovative technolo...


Bringing PALC to the Bay Area!

After going to Kasauli to teach coding for the second summer in a row, I had the opportunity to teach programming back home in the Bay Area! For the last three summers, I have worked as a camp counselor at the Bullis Boosters Bridge camp for socio-economically disadvantaged kids. The point of the ca...


seeds

As I mentioned before, I made some lifelong friends at Girls Who Code; girls who have the same interests as I do and are passionate about the same subjects. One of the best part of Girls Who Code was that everyone has the opportunity to make a final project. We had 2.5 weeks to create said project a...


Girls Who Code

My first experience with coding goes back to when I was in 5th grade. I still remember how much I hated it. My father had an overseas assignment and we went to live in India for 2 years. There I learnt QBASIC and logo, languages which you may not have heard of. And that's a good thing.The instructio...


Day Six 2015

Another year of Pi á la Code is over. We started off the morning by doing some codingbat.com exercises. Personally, I love codingbat, and feel like it has a very kid friendly feel. I started doing codingbat.com exercises back in freshman year and believe it is a great tool to use. I want to assign e...