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Toronto: Girls Learning Code Webmaking with HTML & CSS for girls 9-12 on April 8th

Ladies Learning Code

Saturday, 8 April 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Register a Girl
This is a pay-what-you-can ticket to register a 9-12 year old female identified youth. Suggested donation is $30.
8 Apr 2017 Enter donation ($)
Register as a Mentor
This ticket is for anyone interested in volunteering as a mentor at this workshop. If this is your first time mentoring, please fill out the additional questions on the ticket order form and we’ll be in touch with some simple next steps
8 Apr 2017 Free  
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Help support Ladies Learning Code! Your donation will help support our programs and initiatives. Please note that a donation does not replace a workshop ticket and if you'd like to participate or mentor please sign up accordingly above. Thank you!
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Why learn about Webmaking?

From YouTube, to Wikipedia, the websites we click on every single day all have one thing in common - HTML & CSS!

Girls Learning Code is excited to announce an experience that offers girls the opportunity to leverage creativity to build an online web presence. The workshop will focus on reading and writing HTML & CSS using a tool called Mozilla Thimble, an easy-to-use online web making platform that allows for live previewing while coding.

In this workshop, girls will learn HTML & CSS basics by hacking pre-existing text, links, images, and videos on various templates, and then use their skills to create their very own webpage from scratch! Fundamental concepts of code, such as divs, classes and ids will enforce organization and prepare girls to continue creating - both at home and at school.

Thimble also allows for easy sharing, so their awesome webpage can be shared with you, as well as anyone else, with a link!

Is this workshop right for you?

This is a beginner workshop for Girls ages 9-12 who are new to HTML & CSS.

What will I have learned by the end of this workshop?

  • Remix websites by editing tags in HTML
  • Add text to my website using h1 and p tags
  • Add images to my website using img tags
  • Design my website using CSS
  • Create a website from scratch!
  • Use Mozilla Webmaking tools to KEEP CODING! 

 

What is Girls Learning Code? 
Founded by the same women who introduced Ladies Learning Code in 2011, Girls Learning Code is less about “code” and more about changing the world – through teamwork, creativity, and, of course, technology.

What Makes Girls Learning Code Different?
Girls Learning Code has been designed specifically with girls in mind, by the team who founded Ladies Learning Code. When developing plans and curriculum for the camp, we keep in mind a recurrent theme in research on gender and technology: girls approach the computer as a “tool” useful primarily for what it can do; boys more often view the computer as a “toy” or an extension of the self. Thus, the theme of each week will be “Changing the World” and technology will be used as the means, not the end.



What parents say about Girls Learning Code:
“My daughter went to the camp without a clear understanding of what a tech camp for girls was but was pleasantly surprised by the experience. She enjoyed every single day at the camp and showed great enthusiasm about the topic she and her group chose to present. I would not hesitate to send her to another tech camp with LLC whenever the opportunity arises.”

“My daughter wasn’t sold on the idea of attending a “technology camp” for March Break. By the second day she was raving about how much fun she was having AND how much she was learning. What a great combination!”

“I learned about Girls Learning Code from the Toronto Star. I looked into it and I thought it was such a great opportunity for my daughter to be exposed in the field of technology. I was really happy that she went to Girls Learning Code because she was introduced to different programming languages, exposed to companies like Google and Mozilla and had to work with different girls she’s never met before. I wish my older daughter who is now in first year university had the same opportunity as her sister.”

“This was a great iniative that is needed to encourage females to become leaders in computer technology field. It was inspiring for my daughter to visit Google, to see a modern office space, to see a bilingual women in a leading position at Google. This camp provided a perspective to girls that they not only can play and use technology, they can design, create and become leaders in technology.”

“My daughter had a blast, the other campers were a great bunch of girls, they learned, grew and had fun. The venue was well chosen, the balance of activities was good. The extra little touches of caring were noticable and appreciated. The camp was down to earth and unpretentious but the counsellors took their jobs seriously. A+. I will recommend to other parents.”

Refund Policy 
For full details on our refund policies, please visit http://ladieslearningcode.com/refund-policy

Have questions about Toronto: Girls Learning Code Webmaking with HTML & CSS for girls 9-12 on April 8th? Contact Ladies Learning Code

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483 Queen St W
3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 2A9
Canada

Saturday, 8 April 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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We're a Canada-wide community driven not-for-profit working to empower women and youth to feel comfortable learning beginner-friendly technical skills in a social and collaborative way.

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