Beginner Python for Middle School (Half Day - 1 Week)

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11 - 14 yrs


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Aug 16, 2021 - Aug 20, 2021


9:00am - 12:00pm EDT


Karissa P.


6 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 beginners of 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:
- Students log in at 9am. There will be a meet and greet time for the first class of the session on Monday.

9:00 - 10:15 Coding Class - Part 1 (75 min)
- Students work on the first half of the day's project.
10:15-10:45 Break
10:45 - 12pm Coding Class - Part 2 (75 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) Variables and Functions
2) Data Types
3) If/then conditionals
4) Loops - definite vs indefinite
5) Final Project - Adventure Game
We will cover an entire semester's worth of 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 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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Paul L.

Aug 3, 2020


Online website. Boston science mom or something close to that.


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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