Code Kids! Computer Programming for Early Learners (Beginner: Ages 7-10, Summer 2020 Session 1)
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About the class
Students will create interactive stories, games, and animations using Scratch, a visual, blocks-based, creative programming environment.
Collaboration is encouraged, creativity is nurtued, and problems are solved as students learn the principals of computer science and critical thinking in this exciting and angaging class.
We use the friendly, block-based programming paradigm created by the Scratch team at MIT, to work our way through various projects from simple animations to more complicated stories and games.
Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy in today’s society. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas.
This is a beginner's class, for ages 7 through 10.
About Think Space Studio
Our Westchester, NY based enrichment classes for middle school and high school teens teach the fundamentals of computer programming in a casual (but high-energy!), hands-on, small group environment. We focus on small achievable projects and goals to drive the learning experience - from making lightning, fire and optical illusions to creating games, puzzles, and programs - writing the code is never an end in and of itself, but is always a step on the way to making awesome things!
Class sizes are intentionally kept small to encourage participation, and to allow the students to learn at a good pace while still being able to receive 1 to 1 help.
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