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Intermediate Python 2a for Middle School (Half Day - 1 Week)

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Ages

11 - 14 yrs

Dates

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Aug 16, 2021 - Aug 20, 2021

Time

3:00pm - 5:30pm EDT

Instructor

Sarah W.

Capacity

4 students


Class Experience

Learn coding the right way. Live teachers can help students get on the right track to learn coding on their own. We have a time-tested curriculum that is perfect for students with some experience with Python in grades 5-8. Our teachers know how to motivate middle school students online with engaging lesson plans, games and interactive quizzes.

Daily Schedule Monday-Friday:
- There will be a meet and greet time for the first class of the session on Monday.
Coding Class - Part 1 (70 min)
Break (10 min)
Coding Class - Part 2 (70 min)

Learn the fundamentals of computer science with Python.
Fun projects and learning-by-doing, but also carefully explain each concept. Reinforced with homework. Covers the following topics:
1) Review of Beginner Curriculum (variables, functions, conditionals and loops)
2) Using Python Turtle to Create Graphics
3) User Defined Functions
4) Dealing with Multiple Items - Lists
5) Iterating Lists with Loops
6) Final Project - Video Game using Python Turtle
We will cover an entire semester's worth Python 2a material during the week.

Age ranges are approximate. If you are unsure which class would be best for your child, please feel free to reach out to us at info@penguincodingschool.com and we would be happy to help.


How To Participate

Attend class via Zoom video

This class will be hosted on Zoom video conferencing platform. You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions. We recommend you make sure your device is up to date and meets all system requirements before class.

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About Penguin Coding School

Penguin Coding School was started in the fall of 2016 by a Massachusetts dad to turn kids onto the joys of coding. We have developed an unique curriculum that emphasizes the joys of creation as the motivation for learning. We believe coding is a lifelong creative endeavor, and a skill that is becoming increasingly necessary to be a productive citizen in the 21st century.LEARN REAL PROGRAMMING (Scratch, HTML, Javascript, Python, Java)- Best of Boston Science and Technology Enrichment Program (Boston Parents Magazine)- GRADES 1-3 Scratch - learn a lot more with a structured class- GRADES 4-6 HTML/Javascript - build web apps and games; learn while having fun- GRADES 5-8 Python - foundation in computer science with world's most popular programming language- GRADES 8-12 Java - prepare for AP Java in high school

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