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Computer Science Education Week: Latina Girls in Gaming with MakeCode Arcade

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  • Dec. 10, 2019, 1-2pm
  • Microsoft Store - Roosevelt Field
  • 630 Old Country Road Space #1140A, Garden City
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with this workshop where Latina eight and older use block coding to create a video game with MakeCode Arcade. Students learn fundamental game and coding concepts—like sprites, variables, and coordinates—and use their new skills to create and customize a playable game. By the end of the workshop, students will have: Learned and used key game design and coding concepts, Shared their games with a partner for inspiration, Published their game via URL so they can continue to play and develop it after the workshop. The parent, legal guardian, or authorized adult caregiver of every participant under 17 years of age must sign a Participation Agreement upon arrival and remain in Microsoft Store for the duration of the event. RSVP online. 

About Microsoft Store - Roosevelt Field

630 Old Country Road Space #1140A

Main Level near Bloomingdale's and across from Helzberg Diamonds

Garden City, NY

516-368-0060