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‘Pragmatic Programmer’ Dave Thomas to be Guest Speaker at iCode Inc. 2nd Anniversary Celebration
DALLAS – May 19, 2017 – iCode., offering after-school, weekend and summer programs that provide science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education to students in first through 12th grades, today announced that Dave Thomas, best-selling author, software developer and consultant, one of the original creators of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, and member of the iCode Advisory Board, will be the guest speaker at iCode’s 2nd Anniversary Celebration, taking place Friday, May 26, at the iCode Frisco campus.Thomas is a best-selling author of numerous influential books, articles and videos on computer programming. He is co-author with Andy Hunt of The Pragmatic Programmer, and responsible for the popularity of the Ruby programming language and the Rails framework, which have changed the face of the programming industry. Thomas also serves as an adjunct professor of computer science at Southern Methodist University and recently joined the iCode Advisory Board. He studied at the Imperial College London and moved to the United States in 1993. He currently lives in North Dallas.“I became interested in computer programming education because I was so distressed about how programming skills are taught,” said Thomas. “All too often the magic and excitement are taken away, to be…
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20 “Future Engineers” Walk the Graduation Stage and Celebrate iCode’s First Anniversary
DALLAS - iCode, an after-school and weekend program that offers science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education to students in first through 12th grade, celebrated its one year anniversary on Friday, May 20th, with a graduation ceremony and night of fun to commemorate iCode’s growth over the past year. Twenty students ranging in age from 8 …Continue reading “20 “Future Engineers” Walk the Graduation Stage and Celebrate iCode’s First Anniversary”
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iCode Turns One: Elementary & Middle School “Future Engineers” Celebrate First Anniversary & Graduation
DALLAS -  iCode, an after-school and weekend program that offers science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education to students in first through 12th grade will celebrate its first anniversary with a special graduation ceremony, cake smash, time capsule burial, and more. Similar to martial arts, students’ mastery is represented by the color of their “belt,” or in this …Continue reading “iCode Turns One: Elementary & Middle School “Future Engineers” Celebrate First Anniversary & Graduation”
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iCode Reaches Another Milestone
DALLAS - On February 19th, we graduated our first class ever. At iCode we are proud to recognize the discipline, commitment and perseverance of this first cohort of White  and Orange graduates. We are also very happy to know that our first commencement has been recognized in several publications around our community. We would like to thank …Continue reading “iCode Reaches Another Milestone”
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iCode leads the way fostering STEM-related mentorship projects
DALLAS - National Mentoring Month, designated as such in 2002, intends to encourage more people to mentor and to promote mentoring programs. This year, Dallas-area residents have taken it upon themselves to further the cause. Girish Bachani, Capital One Financial Services managing vice president and chief financial officer, has worked with the city of Plano to develop …Continue reading “iCode leads the way fostering STEM-related mentorship projects”
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iCode Announces 200 STEAM Scholarships for Students in 1st through 12th Grade
iCode, an after-school and weekend program that offers STEAM education to students in first through twelfth grade, today announced it will offer 200 tuition scholarships up to $1,200 per student. Awarded scholarships will apply toward an eight-month commitment in any of the program levels. Students will also receive a $100 CD upon successful completion of …Continue reading “iCode Announces 200 STEAM Scholarships for Students in 1st through 12th Grade”