Monthly Archives: July 2012

First Blackerspace Youth Coding Class A Success!

Yesterday I held my first Youth programming class for two groups of boys totalling 8. The first group is ages 8-11 and the second group ages 12-14. For the younger group I chose to use Scratch to introduce to them … Continue reading

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Inspired Black youth create smart phone apps

Youth AppLab Using Crowdfunding to Send African-American Students to 3rd Annual Digital Media and Learning Conference | Black Web 2.0. This article shows what Black youth can do when given encouragement and guidance.

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Urban Science project #1: Haitian Alternator

This is the first in a series of Urban Science projects I plan to feature on this blog. The purpose of the Urban Science series to demonstrate how easy and affordable it is, with a little time and determination, to … Continue reading

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Paper Airplanes

A couple of months ago we had a birth celebration for my eighty-something year old mother-in-law, Wilma, at our home. My wife has a large family with MANY children, from newborn to teens. Last time we held this event, the … Continue reading

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