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14.10.2017 Tokmak

Presentation of Kodu Game Lab during ITBabyFest in Zaporizhzhya

no description During the ITBabyFest, the first IT-festival for children in Zaporizhzhya, the IDEA Training Center of NGO Institute of Public Development ‘Ortega-y-Gasset’ made a presentation on using the visual designer of the HomeGame Lab, which allows participants of ‘IDEA Project Powered by Microsoft YouthSpark’ creating 3D games without profound knowledge of the KODU programming language. Participants of the IT-festival, including parents and their children asked a lot of questions and were interested in taking part in further training programs of the IDEA Center.

04.10.2017 Tokmak

KODU GAME LAB for school students

A presentation of Kodu Game Lab for students of the 7th grade of secondary school №11 of Tokmak city was held on October 10. The trainer taught the students how to create KODU GAME LAB computer games and tools, and showed how they work. The students forgot about the ring for the class break and dreamed about creating their own characters. Everyone without exception was struck by how fast on bright landscapes, characters of the game, interesting visual effects and even sound support can be created at the computer. Guys and girls have plunged into the fantastic world of adventure, which previously seemed inaccessible to ordinary schoolchildren. The children were so enthralled with the theme of the event that they expressed their wish to study programming in the future in more detail.

23.09.2017 Kyiv

Kodu training for students of Kyiv Higher Professional School of Technology and Clothing Design

Within the framework of the IDEA Project Powered by Microsoft YouthSpark, a training was held on the basis of the Kyiv Higher Professional School of Technology and Clothing Design on the topic "Introduction to the Kodu Programming Visual Environment". The event was conducted by a trainer of the IDEA Training Center of NGO ‘Volunteer’. During the class, students got acquainted with the new platform for programming, the process and the main stages of working in it, and created their characters in the game space."

14.09.2017 Rivne

Training for children with special needs

Training for children with special needs On September 14, 2017, a trainer of the IDEA Center of NGO ‘Chayka’ (Gull) again visited Klevan specialized boarding school for children. The trainer of the IDEA Rivne Educational Center Oksana Salivonchyk, together with the Rivne District Center for Social Services for the Children and Youth Family, again held a training session for students of this educational institution. During the training, IDEA trainer introduced the participants to one of the most popular professions, a programmer. Students were able to try themselves as a programmer by performing simple tasks. It was especially useful for children to work as a single team. While forming simple logistical blocks children developed logical thinking and imagination. Teamwork helped children understand that it's easy to program !!! Teachers of the institution were also involved in the process, and they were very surprised how easy the children were able to cope with the difficult tasks. The event was conducted through the IDEA project with the support of Microsoft YouthSpark.

13.09.2017 Rivne

Training workshop for unemployed youth at the Rivne district employment center

Training workshop for unemployed youth at the Rivne district employment center On September 13, 2017, the IDEA Training Center "Seagull" (Rivne) hosted a training workshop for unemployed youth at the Rivne district employment center. During the seminar, the participants got acquainted with free online resources for self-education, raising their skills in civic education, computer skills and programmer skills. It was especially interesting for young people to find new educational opportunities in the areas of programming and entrepreneurship. According to young people, these areas are among the most promising in the labor market. The training took place thanks to the IDEA Project Powered by Microsoft YouthSpark.

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no description 15.12.2016 Tokmak
'Ortega-y-Gasset'
Anna Mamont

Анна Мамонт: "Сподобалось на тренінгу. Тепер на канікулах буду тренуватися робити KODU- гру. Зрозумілий інтерфейс прості інструменти, тож не бачу жодних труднощів для створення гри" ... more >>

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