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Kid Coder Projects at the 2017 Breakout Mentors Student Showcase [Pics and Videos]

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Breakout Mentors pairs up kids learning to code with a fun college mentor. They meet weekly for 90 minutes to learn through creating fun projects. Once a year we have a Student Showcase (imagine a science fair) that is a chance for them to show off what they have accomplished and be inspired by other

Come See Breakout Mentors Kid Coding Projects

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Every year we do a Breakout Mentors Student Showcase – imagine a science fair with all computer programming projects! The event this year will be Sunday, April 30th at the Los Altos library. Come by and bring your kids to be inspired by what their peers are able to create with consistent, fun effort! For

Kid Coders Share Their Projects and Perspective on Mentoring [Video]

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Breakout Mentors students have created some really impressive projects over the past six years. We hold an annual Student Showcase, an in-person event that gives the kids a chance to show off their projects, but we haven’t featured many students on our website until now. Check out these two minute videos of a couple Breakout

Accepting New Students in January and Launching at Santa Clara University

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I hope your school year is going well and your kids continue to deepen their excitement in coding. It is tough to make consistent progress while juggling schedules, but it is extremely important! Breakout Mentors is currently building a list of students who would like to start with a mentor in January. It is a

The 2016 Kids Coding Project Showcase in Los Altos

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Breakout Mentors students meet weekly with their mentor and learn to code through creating fun projects. The Student Showcase is a chance for them to show off what they have accomplished and be inspired by other kids. Our showcase in Los Altos featured a dozen kids ages 9 through 14. The kids ranged from just

Check Out Our Student Showcase in Berkeley on Saturday

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Every year we do a student showcase – imagine a science fair just for coding projects. Breakout Mentors students have the chance to share a project they created and draw inspiration from others with similar interests. This year we are having a smaller showcase just for our Berkeley students. Several kids ages 10 to 15

Exciting Projects from Our Berkeley Student Showcase

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On April 16th we hosted our first Student Showcase in Berkeley. The event gives Breakout Mentors students a chance to share what they have created with the help of their mentor. Imagine a science fair just for kids who code! This year marks the first time we have split it out into separate events –

Host Your Own Personalized Coding Class This Summer

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Every year thousands of kids enroll in coding summer camps. They can be a fun way to provide a first taste of programming. But there are also over 20 other kids in the room and there is very little customization. Everyone does the same thing and often code is just copied from an example. Breakout