The mod ComputerCraft allows students to program in Minecraft; this educational model provides immediate, meaningful, and engaging feedback that gives students a meaningful measure of their programming skill.
The Bridge Program is designed to inspire more students to follow STEM by organizing trips to tech companies like Github and Lumos Labs. From contacting local start ups to providing experienced volunteers, Bridge assists schools in creating easy, rewarding field trip experiences that expose students to the day-to-day life of work in the tech industry.
Experience Tech Culture
Bridge provides students with plenty of opportunities to experience the dynamic team-based offices of tech companies. Interviews, job shadowing, and in-person tours will ensure satisfactory illumination into the environments that have made tech companies so successful.
YCPC will get districts in touch with tech start ups; during the trip itself, YCPC will provision experienced volunteers to ensure satisfactory service.
The Bridge program provides a unique opportunity for a look behind the scenes of the world's most innovative technology companies.
Meet Real Developers
Students will experience a typical day for professionals in the field through guided tours, job shadowing, and Q&A sessions.
Complete documentation is available at https://www.ycpc.us/bridge.