Samsung and Code Club team up to teach UK kids to code by building their own dancing robot

Samsung and Code Club team up to teach UK kids to code by building their own dancing robot

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Code Club, the UK-wide network of volunteers that teach kids how to program, has announced a partnership with Samsung to unearth the UK’s “grooviest young coder”.

In what will be the first in a series of events to mark the tie-up, the Robo-Boogie competition is striving to encourage primary-age children (11-years-old and under) to code by creating their own dancing robot, using a Web app developed by Hover Studio. The kids will learn the principles of coding, with winners receiving a Samsung 15″ Ativ Book 4 laptop, with ten Samsung Ativ Book 4 laptops being donated to their school.

The tie-up represents part of Samsung’s broader Digital Classroom initiative, which is setting out to boost technology-based skills for UK youngsters. Entrants are being asked to upload their dancing robot, with the public voting for their favorite by November 26.

Robo-Boogie | Code Club

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