2016’s 365 in Review

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by Shannon Landin Impacting the computer science education and future opportunities for 150+ students, their teachers, and their families weekly made January 2016 a very good start to the 3rd year of  Codecraft Lab’s mission-driven technology lab for students in Florida! Now in January 2017, before leaping ahead in the new year, reflecting on the successes and […]

The New Faces of Cybersecurity

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by Hahna Latonick I joined the Codecraft family halfway through 2016 and one of the priceless opportunities I had was teaching the next generation about cybersecurity. For the past 10 years, I served as a cyber engineer in the defense industry, mentoring young professionals and college students. But at Codecraft, I had the chance to […]

Win a Free DJI Phantom 3 Drone

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The winter holiday is just around the corner and we would love to show our appreciation for all of you! As many of you may have noticed, 2016 has been a huge year for drones. As the popularity of lightweight remote control aircraft skyrockets, we’re helping you get in on the drone rush by offering one […]

Holiday Gifts, Winter Workshops

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Has your child ever expressed an interest in building their own computer, programming their own video games, learning Java to Mod Minecraft, or booby trapping their room?! Yep, thought so… Our kids too! Holidays are quickly approaching and we’ve got some top-secret, top-shelf, holiday gifts that offer best-in-class high-tech fun together with a powerful, valuable, […]

Codecraft Lab partners with Tallahassee community centers and Florida Blue

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Exciting news in Tallahassee! Codecraft Lab is working with the Jack McLean Community Center and Palmer Munroe Teen Center to introduce Tallahassee teens to coding and computer science. The STE(A)M powered ten-week course started on Oct. 10. It teaches students algorithmic and critical thinking and creative problem solving using visual drag & drop platforms and “unplugged” […]

Codecraft Lab Course at the Iron Yard Orlando Campus

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New Orlando Location – Open Registration Make Friends | Create What You Love | Learn to Code Our kids have the power, even at their young ages, to grasp and learn computer programming. At Codecraft Lab, computers are at their command and programming is their magic wand! Offered in a NEW Orlando location, Codecraft Lab at the […]

Codecrafters Create Video Games in Python

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This past summer, Codecraft Lab hosted the sold-out camp, “Making Games with Python & Pygame”. Many of the students were familiar with Scratch, but they wanted to take their programming skills to the next level. During the camp, we covered the fundamentals of Python and showcased software we use every day that is powered by Python, such […]

Cybersecurity Expert Announces Partnership with Codecraft Lab

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ORLANDO—Aug 10, 2016—Codecraft Lab, a Melbourne-based company that teaches youth to code and apply technology within their communities, today announced a strategic partnership with female celebrity cyber engineer, Hahna Kane Latonick who ranked sixth worldwide at the 2014 DEFCON Capture the Flag (CTF) competition finals, also known as the “Olympics of hacking.” Since 2014, Codecraft Lab […]

Top 3 Reasons to Join the Cyber Patriot Team

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This year, Codecraft Lab is once again coaching a high school and middle school team for Cyber Patriot, the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, and we would love to have you join us! National Youth Cyber Defense Competition This event challenges high school and middle school students to act as IT professionals who must manage a […]

It’s More Than Math

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In learning the vocabulary of computer science, I’m breaking through a language barrier with my computer. by Fiona McCrae Hi, my name is Fiona. By a coincidence of acquaintances, I got involved with Codecraft Lab as a volunteer last summer at the age of 14 before my sophomore year of high school. I thought volunteering […]