Code Writing for Kids Summer Kickoff Description:
Code writing for kids returns for the summer starting Saturday, May 30, 2020! Join us for 5 free ZOOM online sessions of interactive fun, design animation, digital literacy, and computer programming for 4th – 6th-grade students (Ages 9 – 12). Each session allows students to explore a new idea, develop a new skill, and grow technically. They will develop their skills and knowledge of computer science by creating their own projects using the object (block-based) oriented programming language on Scratch. They will learn and apply Computer Science concepts such as algorithms, variables, and conditionals statements. Students will further develop skills that are the foundation of any programmer’s toolset while learning how to think like a programmer. Help your child learn the fundamentals of code writing and have fun! Parents are welcome to observe. Limited seats are available. (15)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. What are the computer requirements?
Laptop computers are preferred (PC or MAC) ability to use Zoom. (Microphone) and headphones a plus.
2. Can we miss a session?
Each session is unique and teaches a different skill. You may register to attend one or more during the sign-up period. We ask you to sign up only for the classes you are able to attend.
3. Who are the instructors?
The instructors are college students and graduates that major in computer science, engineering, math, science, psychology, English, etc. They are also part-time teachers and professionals who work in computer programming, design animation, and technology industries.
4. How are the classes divided?
Each class is divided into small groups based on grade and ability to ensure all students have a positive experience.
5. Will there be advanced classes available?
Yes. We are working with several Bay Area partners to offer advanced level courses either online or in-person; including AI, Machine Learning, Python, and Java.