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Week 28: Project Presentation Preparations

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby. I hope you are having a lovely week so far. We did our usual check-in sharing one challenge and a high point from the last week before we worked on our presentations for the Go Girl … Continue reading

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Week 27: Projects and Presentations Part 2

Hi everybody, it’s Ruby. I hope you are all having a lovely week so far. We did our usual check-in before we worked on our individual projects. I’ve finished the content of my site, and I will work on the appearance … Continue reading

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Week 26: Projects and Presentations

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you are all having a wonderful week so far. We did our usual check-in before we continued working on our individual projects. I worked on the content to each of my pages today. … Continue reading

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Week 25: Projects, Projects, Projects

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you’re having a lovely week so far. We did our usual check-in before we continued working on our individual projects. Paula showed Abbey a new platform that was more suited to her initial … Continue reading

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Week 24: Project Twist and Turns & Python Twist and Turns with Turtle

Hello, everyone, it’s Ruby again. I hope you’re having a lovely week so far. We did our check-in before we continued working on our individual projects. I showed one of the staff my wire-frame sketches for the soda bread website … Continue reading

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Week 23: Back to Projects

Over the next coming weeks until the end of the programme the Go Girl participants will be focusing on their projects. Below is what Ruby mentioned about the status of her project. Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you’re having a … Continue reading

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Week 22: On a role with Python

This week, we are at it again with Python. The young women have really taken to the programming language and we (the team), are sure that it has something to do with the fact that we had taken our time … Continue reading

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Week 20: Python mixed with the Natural History Museum

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you all had a brilliant Easter! We did our usual check-in before we went through our Python exercises homework which was set before the break last week. The first exercise was to write … Continue reading

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Week 19: More Python

‘Hello everyone, it’s Ruby again. In this session, we learnt about data types and using the input function. Every value in a programming language has a data type. A data type tells the computer what kind of value to expect. … Continue reading

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Week 18: Introduction to Python Programming Language

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you are all having a lovely week so far. We started of the session with our usual weekly check-in before we talked about the timelines for our individual projects. In this session, we … Continue reading

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Week 17: A deeper dive into personal projects

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you are all having a lovely week so far. We did a quick check-in before we gave our speeches about our individual projects to everyone. I have a few options for a project. … Continue reading

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Session 16 – celebrating the web and an introduction to personal projects

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you are having a lovely week so far. We started the week with our usual check-in and it was nice to hear about everyone’s weeks! We talked about was the 30th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Session 15 – Scratch contd.

Hello everyone, it’s Ruby again. I hope you’re having a lovely week so far. We had our usual check-in before Paula asked about our homework which was to give a speech or presentation about a topic we’re interested in and doing my … Continue reading

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Session 14 – Some HTML and Scratch challenges

Hello, it’s Ruby again. I hope you all had a lovely week so far. We had our usual check-in before we went through our Scratch and HTML exercises homework. There was a choice to do one Scratch exercise and one HTML exercise … Continue reading

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Session 13 – HTML and an introduction to Scratch

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you all had a lovely week so far. We had our usual check-in before we went through our homework which was to write an HTML page about our role models in the STEM sector. I … Continue reading

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Session 12 – Celebrating women in science and HTML practice

Hello everyone, it’s Ruby again. I hope you all had a good week so far. We went to a different room as there was a lecture going on in our usual room, which was interesting as we got to see a different … Continue reading

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Session 11 – Learning about a safer internet and an introduction to HTML

Hi everybody, it’s Ruby again. I hope you’ve had a good week so far. We had our usual check-in with 2 new visitors. They were there to see what Go Girl is about and the fun we have. This Tuesday was Safer … Continue reading

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Session 9: Pseudocode success and a game to think about budgeting!

Welcome back everyone! It’s been quite the week in Oxford so far. We’ve experienced our first snowfall, which was beautiful to see and distracted us oh so briefly from the planning for this week’s session! We decided to switch gears … Continue reading

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Session 8: Psuedocode and an introduction to blogging

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby here. I hope you all had a great week so far. We had Domino’s Pizza for lunch. I had margherita, pepperoni and veggie pizza with a chicken wing. It was delicious! We had our usual check-in … Continue reading

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Session 6: WHILE loops and some Xmas fun!

Hi, it’s Ruby again, We’ve finished our last Go Girl session before the Christmas holidays yesterday. The Go Girl team gave us a Christmas card and a bag of Celebrations each. First, we had our usual check-in before we did … Continue reading

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Session 5: Learning about healthy relationships

Hello everybody, it’s Ruby again. We’ve just finished our session for this week. We had sandwiches, crisps and salad for lunch. It was delicious! First, we had a check-in about what we’ve been up to and the challenges we’ve faced … Continue reading

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Session 4: Staying safe online & mastering pseudocode

Today was all about protecting our digital self and staying safe online, and about mastering pseudocode. It was amazing to see how daily activities – like making a Marmite sandwich – can be broken down into individual steps using statements, … Continue reading

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Session 3: Learning some pseudocode

Hello, it’s Ruby again. We’ve finished our session for this week and I had a great time. First, we had Domino’s pizza for lunch and it was delicious!   Then, we had a check in about what we were up … Continue reading

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Session 2: Getting to know each other

Hello, my name is Ruby P. and I’m new to the Go Girl project. I’m a guest blogger for today. We’ve just finished our first session and it was fun. I got to meet all the girls who are also … Continue reading

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Session 1: Go_Girl is back!

This week we had our first 2018/19 Go_Girl session – a Meet and Greet for our new cohort of young women. Staff members had an opportunity to introduce themselves and share a bit about their personal journeys and our new … Continue reading

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Go_Girl 3.0 – new sessions starting soon

After our reunion with the young women from last year’s cohort, we have started to recruite this year’s participants. We are thrilled that the Go_Girl project will re-start its weekly sessions in the Autumn with a new cohort of young … Continue reading

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