Q: Why did you decide to attend today’s hackathon?
A: I thought it would be a thrilling experience to gain some expertise in coding from professionals in developing an app.
A: To challenge myself with other AP students.
A: To put the information that I learned in the classroom to actually use. I also wanted to attend to try a new experience.
A: I really want to better myself in the field of coding. I also wanted to make sure I knew what to do in the upcoming AP test. I really want to get a good grade and make myself proud. I’m not very good at coding but I feel I am learning new skills that will help me further my own well being.
A: My teacher thought this would be a great experience for me. And it was.
Our Incredible Professional Tech Mentors
A primary focus of the AP CSP course and of Code/Interactive is to engage the traditionally underrepresented and underserved students in CS. Driven to support this next generation of diverse tech leaders, volunteer mentors from a variety of companies worked with our student teams to plan, develop, test, refine, and write about their projects. A huge C/I-thank you to all of our mentors and teachers who made this event possible!
Q: What was the best part of today’s Hackathon?
A: To be able to make something great.
The Process + Projects
Q: What was the most challenging aspect of doing the Practice Create PT?
A: [Applying] many different types of algorithms and functions to the program to make it easier and more efficient.
A: Completing the project on time and the writing portion.
Q: What was the most valuable lesson you learned today?
A: 10 hours is shorter than it seems.
A: Create the template structure first before the other nitty bitty details.
A: Teamwork is very vital when doing this performance task as there were some parts that were troubling to me and with the help of teammates, I understood what to do and we created it in a faster amount of time.
A: Giving up is never the answer. There always going to be obstacles in life that are very challenging, but the goal is to overcome it.
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