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Jan.
12

Event: CS Fundamentals (Intro) Workshop
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Bucksport Middle School Library 100 Miles Lane, Bucksport, ME 04416

Register for a CS Fundamentals workshop

Taught by Code.org facilitators who are experienced computer science educators, our workshops will prepare you to teach the Code.org curriculum.

Workshop Details

Date:
2019-01-12, 8:30am-4:30pm
Location:
Bucksport Middle School Library
100 Miles Lane, Bucksport, ME 04416, USA
Course:
Regional Partner:
Educate Maine and the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance
Organizer Name:
Jason Judd
Organizer Email:
jason@educatemaine.org

Please bring a writing utensil, laptop, and charging cord. We will provide both breakfast and lunch as part of the workshop.

Facilitators

Renee Charette

Register Today

Mar.
16

Event: Tech Night
Time: 4:30pm-7:00pm
Location: Maine Discovery Museum, Main St., Bangor

Project>Login is hosting Tech Night on Friday, March 15th, 2019, from 4:30pm-7:00pm, and is building a program of workshops and hands-on activities for a middle school audience. Final programming will be based on

– type of STEM technology (CS, coding, IT, robotics, 3D printing, etc.);
– type of event;
– innovative approaches happening in Maine;
– revealing hidden secrets;
– diversity of programming from past years; and
– balance of programming.

If you have any questions about this, please contact angela@educatemaine.org.

Audience, additional information: Tech Night is a MSF Showcase event, and is open to middle school students (grades 5-8) from across the state of Maine, and will take place on Friday, March 15th, 2019, from 4:30pm-7:00pm, at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor.

The 5th Annual Maine Science Festival is March 13-17th, 2019.

Questions about Tech Night? Please contact angela@educatemaine.org.

Submit your proposal to present a workshop

Mar.
16

Event: hackME (Hackathon event for Maine High Schools)
Time: 8:00am-8:00pm
Location: Falmouth High School, 74 Woodville Rd, Falmouth, ME 04105

Summer Camps in Digital and Computing Tech

Maine School of Science and Math: Summer Camps — In Limestone. “The MSSM Summer Camp program provides an opportunity for campers to exchange ideas and experiences with like-minded peers and an enthusiastic and dedicated staff who share their passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.”

Maine Robotics: Build Your Own Computer Camp — In Portland, Falmouth, Augusta, and Bangor. Have you ever wondered what all the parts of a desktop computer do? How a computer is put together, configured, and setup to run? This camp is for youth, ages 12 to 16 who want to build and test their own computer.

The Maine Game Summer Camp — In Bangor. “We make video games, let us show you how. We make games like Hearthstone, Crossy Road, Angry Birds and Kerbal Space Program using the Unity game engine and through C# code and 3DS Max.”

Maine Media Workshops — In Rockport. Participants will get an introduction into making a real-time “level design” in the game software Unreal Engine®. This high-end game-making software allow students to create a first person world from their own imagination and build playable games in the game engine.

Computing & IT Groups

Maine Technology Users Group MTUG brings together interested individuals in the Maine computer networking and telecommunications industries for education, information, and networking. 

Tech Maine TechMaine’s goal is to provide a platform to highlight the exchange of news, events, and information for Maine technology professionals, technology oriented businesses, and those reliant on technology.

Computing & Digital Meetups

Code for Maine — Meets every week on Tuesdays.Code for Maine is the local affiliate of Code for America. Code for America enlists the talent of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities.”

Hack Portland — Meets in Portland every week on Tuesdays. “What’s a hacker? Someone who likes to know how stuff works — someone who likes to take stuff apart, someone who likes to tweak, fiddle and mess around.”

Maine Hacker Club — Meets in Bangor every 2 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. “The goal of the group is to establish a cross generational technical community in central and northern Maine.” 

Maine WordPress Meetup  Meets in Westbrook on the third Wednesday every 2 months. “This is a group for people interested in WordPress. If you’re interested in WordPress, let’s get together and meet each other, talk, teach things to each other, and explore the community!”

Portland iOS Developer Network — “We’ll be meeting to share discoveries, opportunities, quandaries, and solutions relating to development for Apple iPhone and iPad.”