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Microsoft and The Smith Family via the #WeSpeakCode Program Delivers Coding to Students at Mitchell High School on Windows 10 as part of #UpgradeYourWold Campaign

Yesterday I had the privilege of being involved in the delivery of introductory computer science and programming material to year 10 and 11 students out at Mitchell High School in Blacktown. The material was from http://studio.code.org which has a fantastic repository of material for high school students (specifically https://studio.code.org/s/20-hour which is the course we were delivering).

This program was a combined initiative from The Smith Family and Microsoft and the first day (yesterday) aligned with the release of Windows 10. It was fantastic to see the energy in the room and the excitement from the students as they played and explored all the new features of Windows 10.

It was also great to see the media pick up what a great experience this was:

http://www.smh.com.au/national/education/sydney-school-students-get-a-taste-of-careers-in-computing-and-agriculture-20150729-gimzax.html

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/technology/windows-10-australian-students-pass-their-verdict/story-e6frgakx-1227461837728


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