Spring 2017 : Workout #8 (5/21)


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Novice Coders: Overview [Room 320]

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  • What are we working on today?
    • Games – From last meeting (Workout #7)
    • Stories – From two meetings ago (Workout #6)

Novice Coders: Details

We are going to close out the season working on Games and Story projects. You can use all the skills you have been learning. Use all the resources you have available to you. Including:

  • All the projects we have looked at this season. You can find links to all of them in the Workouts on the Katas web page.
  • Someone sitting next to you!
  • A “Sushi Card” – short coding tips on a two page card
  • Ideas from the Coder Dojo website
  • Advice from the wise and all powerful mentors!

In our last session (June 4) we will work the first hour to finish up whatever it is we are working on then for the last hour we will have a Dojo wide gallery walk. What’s that? We’ll divide into 4 groups. Group 1 will demo their projects for 15 minutes while groups 2-4 wander around checking out the work. For the next 15 minute block, group 2 will demo while groups 1, 3 & 4 check them out. Get it? Good!

Everybody Else

I’ve been cutting and pasting the same text for several weeks. I’m sure you’ve memorized it by now! If you haven’t refer back to a previous workout. 😉 Try to finish up your project this week. Next week if you have your project done and want to take the yellow belt test, you should plan to do that in the first hour. In the second our we will be doing the Gallery Walk which I described above to showcase our projects. Good Luck!