Meet The Mentor: Josephine Lam

Code Monkey Mentor Extraordinaire Written by: Jocelyn Combs and Valerie Freitas; Photo credit: Jocelyn Combs Josephine started attending TriValley CoderDojo meetings last summer. She was looking for coding classes for her sons, because they enjoyed computer games so much, but her family found the club instead, and since then they have never looked back. Although Josephine is…

Farewell to Special Friends

Volunteers Honored for Contributions Written by: Jocelyn Combs and Valerie Freitas Photo Credits: Jocelyn Combs, Chika Sekimoto, and Munish Matai In 2013, Jamie Heston, a Bay Area native and Hayward resident, was looking for a way for her two home-schooled sons, Ashton and Kaleb, to learn programming. She tried to teach them herself with discs…

House Student App Challenge 2014

 A National US Apps Challenge This year marks the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, the “House Student App Challenge.”  This new challenge is designed to engage student’s creativity and encourage their participation in STEM education fields.  Established by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013, this challenge…

GoEngineer Free Kid’s 3D Printing Camp

Learn to design in SolidWorks, Print a 3D Prototype, and Meet other kid-engineers in the making! Cost:  The kids’ camps are free! Multiple dates, sign up here. Start/End Time: 9am-3pm Lunch: 12-1pm–Please bring your own sack lunch                                                 Age group: 10-18yrs GoEngineer – Santa Clara 3350 Scott Blvd. Bldg 44 Santa Clara, CA 95054 Enrolled Students Receive: …

Alameda County Apps Challenge 2014

Coding for County and Community Guest speakers, Ram Gurumurthy and Byron Fisher, from Alameda County’s Information Technology Department will speak about the upcoming Alameda County Apps Challenge 2014 at TriV’s next monthly session on April 2, 2014. The day-long AC Apps Challenge event will be held on May 3, 2014 at Dublin High School.  This event will be the County’s…