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Code Beats with VCU Engineering is Almost Here!

27 March, 2020 Code Beats with VCU Engineering is Almost Here!

  School is out, but VCU College of Engineering is offering free programs and resources to help keep kids learning and discovering for the rest of the school year and beyond. A free online coding camp for middle school students called Code Beats will be offered next week by David Shepherd, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Computer […]

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Free CS Courses and Resources Through Amazon Future Engineer

23 March, 2020

Attention school leaders, computer science teachers and parents! Amazon Future Engineer has made a whole suite of amazing tools and resources available for free to parents and students through at least August 2020. This suite of offerings includes a virtual robotics program, CoderZ, and Amazon Future Engineers’s Edhesive computer science high school courses for middle […]

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CodeVA and InLight Richmond 2017

6 November, 2017

Organized by 1708 Gallery, InLight Richmond is a free, public exhibition of light-based art and performances. Each year, InLight Richmond features performances, sculpture, video, and interactive projects that illuminate pathways, walls, sidewalks, green spaces, and kicks off with the Community Lantern Parade. CodeVA was pleased to be asked to participate in InLight Richmond as a community partner.  Visually appealing light based […]

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Virginia’s Family Code Night 2017

26 October, 2017

CodeVA was pleased to partner with Family Code Night, the Richmond Main Library, & the Slover Library in Norfolk to launch Virginia’s Family Code Night. ​Family Code Night is a whole-school family event that ignites coding and computer science learning at any elementary school, and in any family. Virginia, which has the highest density of computer science […]

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Richmond Area Students in Attendance as White House Announces $200M a Year for Computer Science Education

25 September, 2017

More than a dozen Richmond-area students were on hand Monday as the White House announced a $200 million per year commitment to computer science education in U.S. schools. “Unlike similar proposals in previous years, today’s action delivers funding to schools, immediately. Fourteen students from CodeRVA in Richmond and Chesterfield County traveled to Washington to witness […]

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Sign Up For the Congressional App Challenge Today!

14 September, 2017

The third annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC) has launched and will run through November 1, 2017. The CAC is a congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in coding and computer science through local app challenges hosted by the Members of Congress. This year, there are over 165 Members of Congress signed upto participate! he CAC aims […]

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Registration For Fall After-School Programs Now Open!

1 September, 2017

  Register your child for our fall after-school programs today! Eureka Workshop offers computer science experiences that combine the problem solving skills of the visual arts and coding. We introduce your child to the world of computational thinking through play. Our classes start out at rising grades meaning, Early Elementary is for rising 1st to […]

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Public Hearings on the Proposed Computer Science SOL

An important part of the Computer Science Standards of Learning review and development is the solicitation of comments from teachers of Computer Science and other Computer Science educators, curriculum supervisors, school administrators, education organizations, scientists, workforce representatives, parents, and other members of the public. The Virginia Board of Education will hold two public hearings on the […]

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Peabody Academic Learning & Development Center’s Community, Parents, & Students Engagement Day

26 August, 2017

On Wednesday, August 30th from 5-7PM the Peabody Academic Learning and Development Center (formerly Peabody Middle  will host its Community, Parents, & Students Engagement Day. The event will feature: *Special Performance by The Award Winning Petersburg Flagway Teams *Refreshments & Entertainment Provided *Special Gifts for the First 100 Students *Prizes presented to the Schools with […]

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CodeRVA Regional High School Has Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

CodeRVA Regional High School, a new computer science based school in Richmond, had a ceremonial ribbon cutting Tuesday. More than 90 ninth and tenth grade student from around the region will attend the school in its first year. The students were selected via lottery out of a pool of 700 candidates. CodeRVA, located on Durham Street, […]

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