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Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G)

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Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G) is a workshop designed to introduce programming to Grade 10 girls who have never programmed before. By the end of the day, students will have learned the basics of object-oriented programming through a hands-on tutorial and challenge.

We will use the programming environment Alice and girls will be in teams of two for both the tutorial and challenge.

Intended Audience

Young women in Grade 10 from Southern Ontario who are interested in learning a little bit about programming and enjoy a challenge.

Dates and Location

This event will be on December 09, 2016.
The schedule will be similar to:

Time
Teachers
Students
8:00am-8:30am
Arrival/Registration
8:30-am-9:00am
Welcome/Introductions
9:00am-10:30am
Alice tutorial
10:30am-11:00am
Break and Snack
11:00am-1:30pm
Lectures for Supervisors
Challenge
1:30pm-2:30pm
Lunch
2:30pm-3:45pm
Lecture for Participants
3:45pm-4:00pm
Awards

Registration Information

Fall 2016 registration is now closed.

Teams are required to supply their own laptops for the Challenge.
Chromebooks cannot be used.
More details will be sent after registration closes.


Request information for registration in 2017.

PC4G is an international challenge created in New Zealand. There is additional information about the goals and format of the challenge at pc4g.org.nz.

There is no charge for this event, but there is a limit of at most two teams of two girls per school, and at most two supervising teachers. Lunch and snacks will be provided by the organizers.

Questions?

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