Make Your Own Story with PowerPoint and Word | Microsoft Online

Microsoft Virtual Event: Make your own story with PowerPoint and Word: Get creative, ages 6+

In this free virtual workshop, students six and up will learn how to create a story using Microsoft PowerPoint and Word.

They’ll explore the latest version of these Office apps, including using drawing tools, selecting and sizing images and icons, creating backgrounds, and changing fonts.

Activities will focus on collaborative learning and hands-on guided experiences.

By the end of this workshop, participants will have:
♦ Built confidence in using PowerPoint and Word as digital tools.
♦ Exercised their creative skills by making a story with visual appeal.
♦ Collaborated as a group to start a community-themed story and developed it as an individual project.


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: Click on Click to visit. Use the DATE FILTER.

Start Your Own Business | Microsoft Online

Microsoft Virtual Event: Start Your Own Business, ages 8+

In this virtual two hour workshop series, students eight and older learn how to turn their passions into an entrepreneurial business idea.

Students get guidance on how to create a business plan and a polished pitch ready to share with others.

By the end of the workshop, students will have:
♦ Learned what makes a great product or service idea
♦ Completed a simple business plan
♦ Learned key presentation skills to be able to pitch their business idea


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: Click on Click to visit. Use the DATE FILTER.

Hour of Code Minecraft: AI | Microsoft Store Online

Microsoft Virtual Event: Hour of Code Minecraft: AI, ages 8+

In this free, one-hour virtual workshop, students eight and older will have fun learning and being inspired by Minecraft, computer science and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Using the power of code and AI, students will learn with the Minecraft 2019 Hour of Code lesson to program the Agent to prevent forest fires and regrow a forest.

By the end of the workshop, students will have:
♦ Instructed a computer to perform fundamental coding tasks.
♦ Understood basic AI concepts and coding concepts such as loops and events.
♦ Experienced how AI is being used in the real-world to promote conservation and sustainability.

Students should organize access to the Minecraft Hour of Code lesson before the workshop starts. To do this, help your student go to the website https://education.minecraft.net/hour-of-code and if you do not have a Minecraft for Education sign-in, you can try a Demo Lesson.

Audience: Ages 8+


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: go to the Microsoft website and use the Date Filter. 

Space Jam: A New Legacy Coding Workshop | Microsoft Online

Microsoft Virtual Event: Space Jam: A New Legacy Coding Workshop

Discover how video games are made and learn how to code your own game inspired by Space Jam: A New Legacy starring LeBron James and Bugs Bunny.

By the end of this ninety-minute workshop students eight and older will have learned:
♦ what are the key elements of a video game.
♦ which STEAM careers and skills are involved in game design.
♦ how to design basic elements of their own game.
♦ how to create a video game with block-based coding.


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
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Code Your Own Video Game with MakeCode Arcade

In this free two-hour workshop, students 8+ use block coding to create a video game with MakeCode Arcade.

Students learn the fundamental game and coding concepts—like sprites, variables, and coordinates—and use their new skills to create and customize a playable game.

In the session, students will:
♦ Learn about computer science and gaming concepts such as sprites, mods, variables and conditionals
♦ Play the games they created in a multi-session tournament.
♦ Published their game via a URL so they can continue to play and develop it after the camp

Audience: Ages 8+


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: go to the Microsoft website and use the event date filter.