Course

Introduction To Coding For Kids

For Ages 6 - 8

course_description

The main goals of this introductory coding course is to build a strong foundation to prepare students to advance to the Python For Kids course. 

 

Young learners are introduced to core coding and computing concepts through the use of animated videos that introduce present these concepts in an age appropriate and fun way. Foundational topics include: Computer Programs, Computer Memory, Programming Languages, Inputs, Sources, Sensors, Color Detection, Time, Logic , Flow Charts, Counting, Sorting, , Repetition, Comparison, Variables, Idle, Conditional Statements, Break Loop, Infinite Loop, String Text, Programming Loops, Return Value, Type Conversion, Artificial Intelligence.

 

The concepts are then fully explored using worksheets and coding problems. Students code using a block interface that uses colors to differentiate among functions. This requires no previous coding experience and a second grade vocabulary.

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Class Schedule

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DateTimeAvailability
Mon Oct 25 2021 04:00 PM PST - 05:00 PM PST4 seats available
Wed Oct 27 2021 03:00 PM PST - 04:00 PM PST3 seats available
Sat Oct 30 2021 10:00 AM PST - 11:00 AM PST5 seats available
Mon Nov 01 2021 04:00 PM PST - 05:00 PM PST4 seats available
Wed Nov 03 2021 03:00 PM PST - 04:00 PM PST4 seats available
Sat Nov 06 2021 10:00 AM PST - 11:00 AM PST6 seats available
Mon Nov 08 2021 03:00 PM PST - 04:00 PM PST5 seats available
LEVEL
Beginner
NUMBER OF CLASSES
16 Classes
PEDAGOGY
Challenge Based
COURSE WORKSHEETS
Yes
LANGUAGE
English
GRADE LEVEL
Grades 1-3
STUDENT PER INSTRUCTOR
6 Maximum 4 Average
ADDITIONAL EXERCISES
No
LOCATION
Online
PRE REQUISITE
None

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Membership Information

What does a UCode Membership Cost?

A UCode Membership is free. You create one simply by attending a Trial Class. Your Trial Class is free and for subsequent classes you may purchase points and use these to reserve your class.

Why Points? Seems more complicated.

No Contract. No missed classes. No Need to Pause or Cancel. And it allows us more instructional options like offering individual 1:1 instruction.

How do Points Work?

Every class has a point value that will be deducted from your balance of points when you reserve a class. Take as many or as few classes each month as you want. Personalize the schedule to your student’s needs.

Can I Redeem My Points if Not Used?

Points are good for 1 year and can be extended or transferred, but not redeemed if not used. They can be used for any UCode program.

So You Will Not Bill My Card After the Trial Class?

We will only bill your card when you purchase points. It has nothing to do with the Trial Class. We require a credit card for child security purposes. Safety is a priority. We cannot have people signing up for classes that we do not have information on.

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