Time Warner Cable recently presented a $2,000 check to students and instructors from the Open Doors Academy (ODA) at Wiley Middle School in University Heights.
AKRON – Time Warner Cable recently presented a $2,000 check to students and instructors from the Open Doors Academy (ODA) at Wiley Middle School in University Heights.
The company is sponsoring the Scratch Interactive Programming Camp, July 18 – 22, which will introduce ODA students – from Miles Park Elementary School in Cleveland, Forest Park Middle School in Euclid, Roxboro Middle School in Cleveland Heights and Wiley Middle School in University Heights – to a new programming language developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Media Lab.
Time Warner Cable’s Director of Customer Care Gerald Jordan (pictured far left) serves on the board of directors for Open Doors Academy. Also pictured is Tish Biggs, Ph.D., Time Warner Cable Director of Community Relations (fourth from left).
Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create interactive stories, games, music, art and animations, and share creations with others on the Internet. Scratch is supported with funding from the National Science Foundation. It is a new technology that is presently being used in many schools around the country.