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Our Space Our Place Coding Camp, July 10- 14 2017

  • at Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge.
  • Time: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
  • Location: 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142
  • Eligible for McB pre-ETS support
  • Participants: Middle and High School-age youth who are blind or low vision

Our Space Our Place and Microsoft invite middle and high school students who are blind or visually impaired to participate in an exciting week-long computer learning experience. As technology becomes part of all aspects of our life, it is important that as individuals who are blind or visually impaired we know how to both use and create technology.

What you’ll do:
  • Build your own website
  • Meet coders, video game makers and other professionals in the tech sector and explore career options in high-tech!

Learn Today - Prepare for Your Future Lunch and snacks provided.

To participate you must be a proficient user of a screen reader and/or magnification tool.

To register go to Coding Camp 2017 registration For more information, including transportation options: Call: (617) 459-4084 or Email: president@ourspaceourplace.org

Coding Camp 2016

Instructors

  • Lynette Tatum
  • Rich Calloggero

Guest Speakers

  • John rochford, Director Index Program
  • Dr. Fernando albertorio, Co-Founder and CEO of Sunu Inc.
  • Gavin Bauman, Microsoft Technology evangelist
  • Abel Dovel, MIT professor

Legally blind students participated in a week-long workshop learning HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Below are the results of the webpage each student created during the program.

First Web pages

Photos from the 2016 Coding Camp

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