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Hays Porter's "Geek Squad"

 News  admin  18-Mar-2015  0  836 reads
Hays Porter's "Geek Squad"

The Hays Porter Elementary School, has now own "Geek Squad

Several 1st Graders have received the required training, and now are in charge of setting up computers for testing for other students. This includes connecting to power supply, powering up, and connecting to CPS Website.

It is just...

Taft IT High School starts Web Development after-school ...

 News  admin  06-Mar-2015  0  6257 reads
Taft IT High School starts Web Development after-school program

The Taft Information Technology High School has started a new after-school program for its students focused on Web Development. 

Under the supervision and direction of school teacher Ms. C. Beamon and Mr. Michael Beck, a project coordinator of an Open Source project XOOPS (www.xoops.org), the...

Hays Porter students share what they've learned in a ...

 News  admin  05-Mar-2015  0  998 reads
Hays Porter students share what they've learned in a computer class

Meet Destiny and other students from Hays Porter Elementary, a Cincinnati Public School, learning computing.

While most students in this after-school program are in 5th grade, Destiny is in the 2nd grade. She came two weeks ago accidentally to the class, because something else was canceled and...

Channel 5 TV visiting Computer Class @ Hays Porter ...

 News  admin  27-Jan-2015  0  1610 reads
Channel 5 TV visiting Computer Class @ Hays Porter Elementary School

Channel 5 TV visited our After-school Computer Class @ Hays-Porter Elementary School to learn more about West End community's initiative "Code for Kids" to build a pipeline of IT students in West End.

This initiative is sponsored by SHPE,  BDPA, and WIT & XOOPS Project, and supported by 7 Hills...

Hays-Porter Elementary School starts After-School Computer ...

 News  admin  20-Jan-2015  0  2461 reads
Hays-Porter Elementary School starts After-School Computer Program

Hays-Porter Elementary School started its first After-School Computer Program!

Students, mostly from the 5th Grade, will learn basic computer skills based on the K-5 curriculum developed by Code.org 

This elementary school curriculum allows even the youngest students to explore the limitless world...

Hour of Code @ Hays Porter Elementary School

 News  admin  12-Dec-2014  0  1263 reads
Hour of Code @ Hays Porter Elementary School

Today we had "Hour of Code" training session @ Hays Porter Elementary School!

The "Hour of Code" is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience...

Cincinnati Kick-off for the "Hour of Code" at ...

 News  admin  10-Dec-2014  0  1036 reads
Cincinnati Kick-off for the "Hour of Code" at Taft IT High School (Dec. 8, 2014)

We just had a wonderful Cincinnati Kick-off at the Taft Information Technology High School as part of the worldwide "Hour of Code" initiative happening right now Dec. 8-14, 2014

More pictures are in our Photo Gallery

Thanks to the help of PG Sittenfeld Office, we were able to receive a...

The "Hour of Code" is coming to West End (Dec. 8 ...

 News  admin  04-Nov-2014  1  1336 reads
The "Hour of Code" is coming to West End (Dec. 8 - 14, 2014)

Join the Hour of Code December 8 - 14, 2014

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.

Last year...

Taft IT High School hosting public viewing of the movie ...

 News  admin  03-Nov-2014  0  1701 reads
Taft IT High School hosting public viewing of the movie "WEB" on Monday postponed till probably April

Change of Date: The event has been postponed till probably  April

At that time there will be a public viewing of the new documentary called "WEB" at the  Taft Information Technology High School.

The movie follows Peruvian families living in remote villages in the Amazon Jungle and Andes...

Code.org workshop @ Taft IT High School (Nov. 1, 2014)

 News  admin  03-Nov-2014  0  1232 reads
Code.org workshop @ Taft IT High School (Nov. 1, 2014)

Code.org has developed an elementary school curriculum that allows even the youngest students to explore the limitless world of computing- at no cost for schools. The courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with “unplugged”activities that require no computer at all. Each...

West End Community/Citizen Youth Scientists Presentation

 News  admin  29-Oct-2014  0  1306 reads
West End Community/Citizen Youth Scientists Presentation

At the September meeting of West End Community Council, we had the opportunity to see an excellent presentation by the "Community/Citizen Youth Scientists" from Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses (see below). 

It was truly inspiring to watch this engaged and motivated group of young local students,...

FREE workshop for teachers & volunteers to teach computer ...

 News  admin  19-Oct-2014  0  2235 reads
FREE workshop for teachers & volunteers to teach computer science to K-5

We welcome elementary school teachers to sign up for a free, high-quality professional development workshop led by Code.org K-5 Facilitators, who are experienced computer science educators.

Workshops last 6-7 hours and will prepare you to teach the Code Studio courses for grades K-5. Attendees...

Taft Information Technology High School

 Info  admin  17-Oct-2014  0  7789 reads
Taft Information Technology High School

Taft Information Technology High School is a public high school located in the West End area of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. It is part of the Cincinnati Public Schools district. Students are given the opportunity to stay ahead of the game by taking advantage of the nine computer labs (with...

Taft High School as one of 10 super rad LEED public ...

 News  admin  17-Oct-2014  0  911 reads
Taft High School as one of 10 super rad LEED public projects

Photo credit: VSWC Architects

Recently the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) published a list of 10 super rad LEED public projects 

As #4 they listed the Taft Information Technology High School:

4. Taft Information Technology High School, Cincinnati, OH

It would be wrong for this list to not...

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