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VSU camp introduces kids to computing technology

Krishnendu Roy Krishnendu Roy
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - A Valdosta state University professor was trying Monday to help young students understand the increasing importance of computer technology.

Monday was the first day of "Computing Adventures" camp at VSU. 4th-7th graders started building Lego robots. Monday marked the beginning of the camp's 6th year.

They were also scheduled to practice developing smart phone apps.

Associate Computer Science Professor, Dr. Krishnendu Roy, teaches the camp and said computer sciences were are one of the most important sciences in our society at the time.

"Our goal is to expose them, the kids, to computing, for some kids for the first time, and make them understand the ideas of programming logic," Dr. Roy explained.

The class was scheduled to wrap up on Friday.

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