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Silicon Mountain meeting with Ken Gracey, Phil Cohen and Dr. Rob Leri

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; The Silicon Mountain Group, a network of technology professionals who live and work in the Tahoe/Truckee area, is pleased to welcome Ken Gracey, Phil Cohen and Tahoe Truckee Unified School Districtand#8217;s Superintendent Dr. Rob Leri for a discussion on and#8220;Technology Education for Kids.and#8221;

Ken Gracey, robotics volunteer at North Tahoe Middle School and High School, will share an overview of Parallax and his experiences at the schools over the last year. The discussion with the Silicon Mountain group will focus on the following topics:

and#8226; What he sees for the program going forward



and#8226; How itand#8217;s being received in the schools

and#8226; Sharing a few hands-on robotic examples




Phil Cohen of BinaryTrees.net will give an overview of the KidsRuby project, whose purpose is to make it fun and easy to learn how to program (for kids or grown-ups!) which can lead to life-changing opportunities. The discussion with the Silicon Mountain group will focus on the following topics:

and#8226; The project origin

and#8226; Its current status

and#8226; The goals he sees for the program going forward

Dr. Leri will share an update on the outcome of the TTUSD Technology meeting held on Aug. 2.

The meeting will be on Monday, Aug. 13, 6-8 p.m. at Pizza on the Hill in Tahoe Donner, 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. A $5 fee includes pizza and soft drinks. Before and after the discussion, there will be time for networking with other technology people who live and work in the Tahoe-Truckee region.

This monthand#8217;s event is co-sponsored by Clear Capital (ClearCapital.com) and New Leaders (NewLeaders.com).

RSVP TahoeSiliconMountain@gmail.com. You can also find the and#8220;Silicon Mountainand#8221; group on LinkedIn and Facebook.


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