Does your child like to code, design games or learning to be creative with the latest apps and technologies?
For families in the Tampa Bay area, the Microsoft Store host free workshops to help children use their imagination to customize their own coding projects and explore new technologies. The parent, legal guardian, or authorized adult caregiver of every workshop participant under 17 years of age must sign a Participation Agreement upon arrival and remain in Microsoft Store for the duration of the event.
Microsoft Store – International Plaza
2223 N. West Shore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607-1411
on Level 2 in the Nordstrom wing near Grand Court
Upcoming Free Microsoft Workshops:
Saturday, March 23, 2019
DigiGirlz 2 Hour Workshop: Women in Space
This free, 2-hour DigiGirlz workshop is an engaging interactive way for young women ages 8-18 to understand more about how computer science and coding will open opportunities for them. They will learn about woman who work in space; and find out that a successful career in Space Aeronautics and technology is within their reach. They will also get a hands-on introduction to coding, creating their own project.Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new role models, get inspired by the pros, and get a hands-on introduction to the world of coding.
Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit workshop ages 8+ This free one-hour workshop introduces students eight and above to the foundational concepts of coding. Participants will follow simple steps with drag-and-drop code blocks and create Harry Potter spell motions, magical creatures, and artefacts, all with the coding wand and a Surface device. By the end of the workshop, students will be able to: * Define basic coding concepts * Use their imagination to customize their own coding projects * Explain the relationship between hardware and software in coding The parent, legal guardian, or authorized adult caregiver of every workshop participant under 17 years of age must sign a Participation Agreement upon arrival and remain in Microsoft Store for the duration of the event. No experience with coding or the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit is required. Did you know students always get 10% off at Microsoft Store? See full terms at microsoftstore.com/education
This free workshop provides key information about your family’s Xbox One. The hands-on hour includes instruction on how to set up your Xbox One, create child accounts linked to adult accounts and adjust family settings to fit the needs of your family. In one hour, you’ll learn: * Xbox One set up tips and tricks * How and why to create a child account * How to best manage family settings While you’re in the store, know that students always get 10% off at Microsoft Store. See full terms at microsoft.com/student-discoun