*This course is a collaboration between Teddy’s Tutoring and Bee Tutored
Coding Cadets will introduce young 7th and 8th grade learners to the wild and wonderful world of Python programming, as well as empower students to analyze real data to hunt for exoplanets! The course will begin with computer science fundamentals to provide an understanding of what a computer program is, what a program can do, and how to build a program.
Next, students will be introduced to the basics of data analysis and visualization, using datasets from NASA’s Kepler space telescope to determine which space signals indicate an undiscovered exoplanet. We hope this course offering will inspire our students to appreciate computer programming and data analysis as important tools for their futures in any career path while embarking on a celestial adventure they won’t soon forget!
Class Meeting Times:
Wednesday, March 31, 5-6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 7, 5-6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 14, 5-6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 21, 5-6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 28, 5-6:30 pm
Wednesday, May 5, 5-6:30 pm
Tutor Bio of Randall Ellis, Senior STEM & Coding Teaching Instructor at Teddy’s Tutoring LLC
As a Data Scientist & Programmer at the Friedman Brain Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, Randy uses Machine Learning to analyze large DNA datasets prepared from the brains of opioid overdose victims. Randy combines his passions for Neuroscience, Computer Programming, and Data Analysis to map out the complex neural circuits that go awry in opioid addicted brains for the development of novel therapies against substance abuse. Randy is also an accomplished coding coach with noteworthy results supporting students through courses ranging from Data Structures and Algorithms to coding and programming languages, such as Python and R. Randy has a passion for mentoring young learners interested in exploring the world of Big Data and Computer Programming!