May 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Bringing the mountain to Mohammed Part II

James from the Teen Tech Squad and I did another Scratch session at the Zanewood Recreation Center during their after school programming time. Like our last visit, we were given space to set our 6 laptops up in the gaming room where there's a Wii, pool tables, a huge TV and a very loud radio. There were fewer kids at Zanewood overall than there were last month. The staff attributed this to 1)nicer weather and 2)students spending more time finishing up big end-of-year projects. Regardless, all 6… Continue

Added by Cynthia on May 30, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Scratch Day @ WPL

Hey everyone,

We had a Scratch Day celebration this Saturday.Some good stuff came out of it and I want to tell you about it! I had help from our teen/tween volunteers and also Jeff Sweeton from the computer clubhouse (Brian's worked with him before) and Ricarose Roque, a computer program developer at Northwestern who's going to work on the Scratch team at MIT next year.



We had about 40-50 people there, kids and adults. A few librarians from local libraries stopped by, looking for… Continue

Added by Janet Piehl on May 25, 2010 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Teen Tech Camp 2010

Hey guys,

Still trying to resolve some Ubuntu bug issues and sounds in Scratch. Unfortunately, due to the flooding here in Tennessee our internet capabilites here have been sporatic. Still trying to find a friend or co-worker with internet access and the ability to burn a LiveCD of Ubuntu 9.1 or higher!

Also, at a meeting yesterday, I was informed that I will be teaching Teen Tech Camp again. It seems our outside instructor has fallen through. :) So, now I am…

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Added by pessonh@memphislibrary.org on May 5, 2010 at 10:28am — 2 Comments

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