Girls Who Code | October 3 - April 10, 2018-2019 Wednesdays | 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration is on a rolling basis until the program is full.
Miss Hall's School has partnered with the nationally-recognized organization Girls Who Code to host an after school program for middle school students. This program offers a beginner and intermediate coding experience. Spend time with girls like you, and connect with the community of 40,000 girls who code across the country!
Girls in the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade
No prior experience is needed
Ability to commit to the full program
What Will You Do?
Learn to code or gain more experience using Scratch, an online block coding system developed by researchers at MIT.
animate the cat named Scratch!
plan, design, and create your own programs
make interactive programs that respond to the user
learn by playing games and developing videos
Learn to build physical computer controllers and other circuits with Makey Makey, an electronic hardware system that fosters creativity in electronics. Students will:
build computing devices that interact with your code
build independent electronic circuits that you control with code.
Christopher Himes, Ph.D., joined MHS in Fall 2016 as the Director of Engineering & Technology Innovation/STEAM Coordinator, overseeing the new Department of Engineering and Technology Innovation and directing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) initiatives. Dr. Himes comes to MHS from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, Massachusetts, where he was an Assistant Professor, the Jorge Endowed Chair of Education, and STEM Program Manager. A teacher for more than fifteen years, Dr. Himes holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Washington.
About Girls Who Code
Since 2012, Girls Who Code has connected over 40,000 girls across the country to coding education and a community of fellow creators!
At Campus programs, our students will:
Connect coding to their interests
Build bravery and confidence
Learn more about careers and women in tech
Join a supportive sisterhood of girls who code all across the U.S.
Campus offers research-based curriculum taught by high-caliber instructors. These programs will prepare girls to consider careers in technology, expose them to role models in STEM fields, and introduce them to the national Girls Who Code alumni network of ambitious, creative young women.