Robot Turtles – board game for teaching kids programming

 

“Robot Turtles is a board game you play with your favorite 3-8 year old kids.
It sneakily teaches the fundamentals of programming.
Robot Turtles launched on Kickstarter, where it became the bestselling board game of all time.
Which is pretty darn amazing.”

 

 

http://www.robotturtles.com/

TiddlyBot fun and simple Raspberry Pi Robot

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1320310506/tiddlybot-fun-and-simple-raspberry-pi-robot

TiddlyBot is a simple little funbot with some amazing features. It draws, follow lines, and helps with the learning of technology.

Tiddly Bot introduces anyone to the exciting world of robotics in a fun and simple way. Tiddles is great for the learning of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, (STEM) as well as basic robotics and programming.

Google (were) Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women And Minorities

http://www.businessinsider.com/google-free-coding-lessons-to-women-2014-6

Google is offering vouchers to any women and minorities interested in learning how to code, CNET’s Seth Rosenblatt reports.
In a blog post from Gregg Pollack, CEO of the Code School, Google is paying for three free months for any women and minorities interested in tech to expand their skills.

Thanks to Alicia Thibaudet for letting me know that unfortunately they aren’t taking applications any more. Here is the official word from Google.

 

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AgentCubes Online – world’s first 3D web-based programming environment

This is an activity suitable for beginners with no programming experience. Use AgentCubes Online, the world’s first 3D web-based programming environment, to:

create 3D shapes
create 3D worlds
program your worlds
create your own game or simulation

In one hour you will create the beginnings of a 3D Frogger game that you can share with your friends. (See some example 3D Froggers) Of course, you don’t have to build a 3D Frogger game. You can create anything you like! You can make a simple game or a super-sophisticated one that includes 3D layers, and multiple levels.