coding the future enrichment programs, N.j

In 2021, Jahaira Ortiz launched "Coding the Future," a pioneering initiative designed to immerse children in the world of STEM through engaging, hands-on activities that emphasize computer science and coding fundamentals. With over seven years of experience in teaching young minds within the public sector, Ortiz's educational journey began with a Bachelor's Degree from New Jersey City University in 2009. Driven by an insatiable desire for knowledge, she furthered her expertise by obtaining a Master's in Educational Technology in 2021. For the last four years, Ms. Ortiz has dedicated herself to teaching STEM, Coding, and Robotics to students, starting from Pre-K, blending her passion for education with the innovative approach to learning.

Ms. Ortiz's class builds on every child’s natural curiosity and desire to investigate the world of STEAM through creative play. Projects meet kids where they are and are scaffolded every kids feels success

Allie's Basketball Dream Activity

Ms. Ortiz's class took a week to read Allie's Basketball dream, discuss concepts like equity and diversity, following one's dreams, perseverennce and of course, how to build a basketball-ballistic machine!

An electrifiying Taylor Swift - themed STEM project

Getting girls interested in STEAM is easy with a fun-filled project that truely engages them. The Taylor Swift-themed Stages, Styles, and Swift Moves teaches kids all about simple, parallel and series circuits as they design an interactive stage. The kids decided to level up their scene with microbit graphics!


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Thank you Ms. Ortiz for sharing! Coding the Future is the perfect example of an afterschool enrichment program done right; a perfect balance between play and learning and a magical way to integrate a wide range of tech resources in every project!

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stem with friends remote playdates

3DuxDesign wants to help keep kids connected. let us host a STEM With Friends Remote Playdate. Send each friend a kit and we will schedule a free design/build activity for you  and 5-10 of your besties  

Contact marci@3duxdesign.com for details

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