HerSTEM Training: August 6, 2021
FAME Foundation held her weekly HerSTEM training on August 6, 2021, at the Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Maitama, Abuja.
Attendance was taken with a total number of twenty-five participants, one teacher, two two sign language interpreters, one volunteer, two ad-hoc staff, and two FAME Staff.
Due to the long holiday break, some of the school students were absent.
With the mathematics class coming to an end, a new course, Introduction to Computer Programming, commenced.
The class commenced at exactly 9:00 am, with Mr. Stephen, the programming instructor. He began by introducing the participants to Programming Language using Scratch software. The class session was very interactive as participants asked questions and were given practical tasks to perform.
Afterward, breakfast was served.
Lectures continued immediately after breakfast. The class got super interesting as participants were guided on using the software to design, progressing from simple to complex tasks. The participants did not hesitate to indicate their challenges, which was and attended to by the instructor.
At the end of the class, a review was carried out to ensure participants understood what was taught.
The next class is scheduled for August 13, 2021.