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Bootcamp: CoderDojo Basics EVENING

CoderDojo Belgium vzw

Friday, 15 November 2019 at 18:30 - Friday, 29 November 2019 at 21:30 (CET)

Bootcamp: CoderDojo Basics EVENING

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This ticket gives access to the 3 days of the Bootcamp: CoderDojo Basics EVENING
2 Tickets 15 Nov 2019 Free  

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BOOTCAMP CoderDojo Basics EVENING: 3 FRIDAY EVENINGS 15/11, 22/11 & 29/11 - 18.30h-21.30h

This bootcamp gives an insight to what CoderDojo is, how to coach, Scratch and Micro:Bit basics, etc. and focuses on new CoderDojo Coaches. It is required to attend all dates, training is in English. 



The class will mostly consist of hands-on exercises to strengthen soft skills (like coaching/presenting/animating) and technical skills (Scratch 3 and micro:bit).

Exercises will be hands-on whenever possible. We will promote interactions and peer review and we will propose activities before and during the class.

We will limit lectures to a minimum, but ask participants to present work/achievements (“show & tell”).




  • Alignment with Coderdojo values
  • Improve confidence in coaching
  • Improve technical knowledge
  • Network with other coaches / dojo’s


  • What is CoderDojo?
    • The Coderdojo organization and value
    • Working with children
    • Coderdojo’s approach to coaching
    • Running a Dojo (overview)
      • Support from CoderDojo Belgium
      • Roles
      • Animating the Dojo team
      • Tips & Tricks
      • Structure of a Coderdojo session
      • Preparing (+logistics)
      • Welcome participants
      • Opening the session
      • Closing the session (show & tell)
    • Activities proposed to kids
      • Programming
      • Physical computing
      • Disconnected activities
  • Scratch 3 Introduction
    • How to introduce Scratch 3 to kids
    • Material available to coaches
    • Programming : experiment with basic blocks and control structures
    • Coaching : typical difficulties and how to support
    • Support kids when they present their program

  • Micro:bit Introduction
    • Physical computing : what is the added value for kids ?
    • Presenting micro:bit to kids
    • Physical computing : experiment with led matrix, buttons, accelerometer,…
    • Coaching : typical difficulties with micro:bit and how to support
    • Support kids when presenting a programmed device

Who should join ?

There are no prerequisites required to attend the bootcamp.

So we will welcome :

·        New CoderDojo coaches



All of the sudden nominated for a Nobel prize? Or you decided to go hiking in South-America for a year? Maybe a last-minute surprise party (we hope one for you)? No worries, it happens. But if so, please be cool and don't forget to unsubscribe, so other coaches can get the chance to subscribe. 


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CoderDojo is fun so we like sharing that with the world. During our activities, we take pictures that may appear on social media afterwards so it could be the case that you get photographed or filmed during one of these CoderDojo activities. We don't use this footage on flyers or campaign without explicitly asking for permission. If you rather don't want your picture to be used, you can mention this at your registration.

Of course, we also respect your data. Want to know more? Check out our privacy statement on our website.

Do you have questions about Bootcamp: CoderDojo Basics EVENING? Contact CoderDojo Belgium vzw

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BeCentral: Cantersteen 10
10 Cantersteen
1000 Bruxelles

Friday, 15 November 2019 at 18:30 - Friday, 29 November 2019 at 21:30 (CET)

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