Tuesday Coders

2017-2018 Tuesday Coders Workspace 


Girls Who Code Norfolk Coders Workspace

Activities for Tuesday, May 15, 2018

  • Complete the GWC End of Club Survey
  • Publish your About page and 3 Reasons page
  • As a group, design a "splash" page for your project.  Group decision on:
    • Title
    • Layout
    • Special effects
    • Add links to your pages on the splash page

    NEXT WEEK CELEBRATE!!!

Activities for Tuesday, May 1, 2018

  • Add an avatar to your "About" page (links in last week's post below)
  • Watch the GWC video, The Truth Behind Us
  • Use special effects from Hover.css
  • Add a "call to action" button to your "Top 3" page to help girls find a club near them
  • Proofread each other's pages and make corrections
  • As a group, design a "splash" page for your project.  Group decision on:
    • Title
    • Layout
    • Special effects

Activities for Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Create a "playground" post to experiment with special effects
  • Post should have your top 3 reasons girls should learn to code
  • Watch the GWC video, The Truth Behind Us
  • Add images from Pixabay.com
  • Design an avatar using Avachara and upload the square version to your "About" page
  • Use special effects from Hover.css
  • Add a "call to action" button to help girls find a club near them


Activities for Tuesday, March 27, 2018

  • Learn HTML/CSS
    • Go to Khan Academy
    • Create an account
    • Continue work on Khan Academy Intro to HTML/CSS (the first 3 sections).  Use the Chrome browser.
      • About
      • Intro to HTML
      • Intro to CSS

    Create an "About Me" webpage
      Login to projects.gwcnorfolk.org 
Your Page should include: 

  1. Your name - include just your first name to keep your identity safe! (use Headline)
  2. A short biography (with Heading 2, which corresponds to h2)
  3. Likes and Dislikes (also Heading 2)
  4. A fun fact (Heading 2)
  5. Links to your favorite web pages (Heading 2)
  6. A photo
Make each section a different color using <div class="your-color"> (rename "your-color" to the color you pick).

Activities for Tuesday, March 6, 2018

  • Learn HTML/CSS
    • Go to Khan Academy
    • Create an account
    • Continue work on Khan Academy Intro to HTML/CSS (the first 3 sections).  Use the Chrome browser.
      • About
      • Intro to HTML
      • Intro to CSS

    Plan webpages for new project
      Encourage teen girls to pursue careers in technology
      It's fun
      Lots of scholarship $ available
      Lots of high-paying jobs available right out of college
      How to deal with hostile school/work environment

Activities for Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Activities for Tuesday, February 6, 2018

  • Decide on a theme for your next project.
  • Learn HTML/CSS
    • Go to Khan Academy
    • Create an account
    • Begin Intro to HTML/CSS (the first 3 sections).  Use the Chrome browser.
      • About
      • Intro to HTML
      • Intro to CSS

Activities for Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  • Finish your project using the instructions below.
  • Test your project with the Makey Makey and your assigned key.
  • Download your project to the thumb drive:
    1. Click File > Download to your computer
    2. Be sure your name is in the "Save As" file name.
    3. Select the thumb drive as your download location.
    4. Click Save.
      • Start a mockup of the illustration that will accompany your poem on the final board.  
      • Take a look at this Pinterest board for a few ideas, or search online for some.
      • Start work on your final illustration.  

      Activities for Tuesday, December 12, 2017

      • Finish your project using the instructions below.
      • Be sure to SHARE your project.
      • Test your project with the Makey Makey and your assigned key.
      • Start a mockup of the illustration that will accompany your poem on the final board.  
      • Take a look at this Pinterest board for a few ideas, or search online for some.
      • Make a list of materials you will need to do your illustration.  

      Activities for Tuesday, December 5, 2017

      1. Start a new project on the laptop (or open the poem project you already started).
      2. Record and save each verse of your poem as a separate recording (e.g. Catpoem-v1, Catpoem-v2, etc), using the microphone headset.
      3. Give your project a name that connects your name and the poem (e.g. Heidi's Cat Poem)
      4. Save the Project.
      5. Logout of Scratch on the laptop.
      • Login to Scratch on your desktop.
      1. Open the project you started on the laptop.
      2. Code poem and sound effects between each verse to an assigned Makey Makey key.
      3. Save the project.
      4. Share the project.  (You must have confirmed your Scratch account via the email you used to start your account to be able to share a project.)  VERY IMPORTANT!
      • Test your project with the Makey Makey and your assigned key.
      • Start a mockup of the illustration that will accompany your poem on the final board.  
      • Take a look at this Pinterest board for a few ideas, or search online for some.)
      • Make a list of materials you will need to do your illustration.  
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