CodeWeek.EU - call for participation

Daniel Pocock daniel at
Sun Sep 28 07:39:33 UTC 2014

On 27/09/14 21:13, Otto Kekäläinen wrote:
> Hello,
> 2014-09-26 19:53 GMT+03:00 Guido Arnold <guido at>:
>>> The club started 2 weeks ago and we have 13 children fron the 3rd
>>> grade (9-year olds), they are progressing nicely and surprisingly the
>>> majority is girls!
>> Wow, that's even better news! As you write "surprisingly", does that
>> mean you won't tell us the secret how you did that?
> The goal was to reach to children young enough that they haven't yet
> "learned" the stereotypic role models that boys to tech and girls
> don't. It was suprisingly easy to achieve. In the group there is no
> trace of a sentiment that tech stuff or coding would be a boy thing.

Stereotypes aside, are there any recommendations about how to
communicate with children about the benefits of Free Software?

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