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Preparing for 21st Century Jobs

21st Century Jobs“All the boys wanted to build websites about sneakers and basketball,” laughs Adrianna Rodriguez, a youth counselor and tech whiz, who recently taught a class on computer coding at our Parsons Beacon Center.

While sneakers might have gotten the kids interested in making a website, only hard work made it happen. “Coding really
taught them attention to detail,” said Adrianna, an undergraduate at Devry University, who grew up in Jamaica, Queens. “If one line was messed up, the whole thing wouldn’t work.”

Seeing the end result got them hooked.  Continue reading

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