In just four short months since our beginning in October 2013, TriV has
- Registered 169 members and counting,
- Held 7 programming sessions,
- Participated in National Computer Science Education week with a 3 hour Scratch Hackathon,
- Helped to coordinate the Hack The Future 10 event,
- Helped 215 attendees experience the fun of using computer programming to create their own games and animations,
- Hosted a total of 429 people,
- Taught students from a diverse set of 19 cities from within the TriValley area and beyond,
- Helped parents and local school students get involved in the community by volunteering to mentor at TriV sessions,
- Taught attendees and mentors computer programming concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, event handling, sequential and parallel execution, and message passing all while building entertaining games in Scratch,
- Established an online community forum and registration system,
- Created an online presence through our zen coderdojo page, WordPress blog, twitter, google plus, and regional CoderDojo Bay Area Facebook page,
- Created a TriValley CoderDojo Scratch Studio with 68 curators and 78 projects and growing, and
- Created a TriV github repository for dojo resources.
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