HORIZON LANKA WORKSHOPS SERIES

Nuwan IndikaFrom this weekend, Horizon Lanka Foundation plans to organize weekend workshops on ICT, English, Science, Mathematics, Dancing, Music, Painting and Sports. We are open to other subject areas also if there are any local volunteers to teach the children in Mahawilachchiya free of charge.

This weekend local volunteer Mr. Nuwan Indika comes to hold a workshop on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) tomorrow (July 02) and the day after (July 03) Nuwan is a graduate of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) and currently working as a Software Engineer in Colombo. In addition to his day job, he is contributing to Fedora Project as an Ambassador.

See below the workshop schedule. This workshop is open to all children in and around Mahawilachchiya.

HORIZON LANKA WORKSHOPS – 01 – FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE (FOSS)

Day 1 (July 2, 2016)

  • What is FOSS?
  • Small break (10 minute video) – Motivational Video for Engineering Students
  • https://studio.code.org/ activity 11.00 – 1.00
  • https://studio.code.org/flappy/2
  • Small break (10 minute video) 14-Year-Old Prodigy Programmer Dreams In Code
  • Watching a film Tron: Legacy

Day 2 (July 3, 2016)

  • Introduction to Fedora community 8.00 a. m. – 9.00 a. m.
  • Installing Fedora OS 9.00 a. m. – 10.00 a. m.
  • Small break (10 mint video) – Motivational Video
  • Introduction to opensource hardware 10.15 a. m. -11.00 a. m.
  • Small break (10 mint video) – Motivational Video
  • https://studio.code.org/ activity 11.30 a. m. – 1.00 p. m.
  • Introduction to algorithms 1.15 p. m. – 2.00 p. m.
  • Introduction to robotic and small python coding session
  • Snakes – A Trust and Team Building Activity
  • Team Building Game – Outdoor