As the nights draw in, it seems our newsletter is becoming less frequent :(
That doesn’t mean a lack of activity though – so please accept this as bumper update…
First up, congratulations to volunteer Anthony, who was awarded “The Most Dedicated STEM Ambassador” title at the House of Lords. If you’ve been to one of Anthony’s workshops at Manchester CoderDojo, you’ll no doubt have seen his dedication in action. Arise Sir Anthony!
Meanwhile, Dave and co have been busy developing Minetest activities for the next CoderDojo – take a look at the Minetest Dice Roller – please help out and feedback.
And – you may have seen it’s the Hour of Code in December – there are lots of great resources and activities on their website. #McrCoderDojo #19 will actually be within the celebrations, so we aim to make sure we take part.
Oh – and the second wave of tickets for McrCoderDojo #19 (14th December 11am-3pm) will be out at 9am today.
Google Code-in 2014
Begins 1st December - tasks for coders aged 13-17...
Code: Minetest Games
Take a look into this, especially if you plan to get involved with Minetest activities..
Event: Manchester Raspberry Jam 24
Event: CodeClub Wythenshawe
3rd Dec: help get Code Clubs going around Wythenshawe
Competition: Shaun the (Scratch) Sheep
Deadline extended to 19th December. Remix the Scratch game to win goodies.
Event: National Cycling Centre Youth Room
See the new youth room at the National Cycling Centre. It's not computers, but it is bikes!
Idea: Local Hack Day
A 12 Hour global event celebrating the Hacker community in schools across the United States. Would this be good for Manchester?
Some code, plus cats (thanks to Ben for sharing).
This week's featured image
We’ve a Minetest Dice Roller activity in development, but also a writeup of the Mozilla Appmaker Dice Roller Anthony demonstrated at the last CoderDojo. It’s like a casino ;)