Most kids play computer games, use mobile apps and other kinds of software, and visit websites regularly. But the funny thing is, while most know a lot about using software, very few know how to use code to make their own games and apps. That's especially true in Mississippi, where very few kids have any opportunity to learn about coding at school or at home. We built this site to encourage kids throughout Mississippi to learn how to be creators of technology, not just users of it. Coding is fun, creative and an extremely useful skill to have these days. Tell your friends, family and teachers that kids do code in Mississippi!
The Crossroads 2017 conference presented by Infosys Foundation USA was held May 23-25, 2017 in San Francisco. Kids Code Mississippi co-founder, Randy Lynn, was among three attendees from Mississippi at the conference. In this blog series, Randy relates his impressions of the conference as a first-time attendee: Now in its third year, the Infosys Foundation USA Crossroads […]
I arrived in San Francisco following about seven hours of air travel, checked in to my hotel and made my way to the Moscone West convention center. After registering, I was warmly greeted by Infosys exec Kaustav Mitra and introduced to attendees from the Alabama and California departments of education and also Creighton University professor […]