YOUNG EINSTEINS: CodeKIDS

GRADES

1st – 3rd

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this course, students enter the world of computer science by learning how to create animations, computer games, and interactive projects. Create code to make a mischievous cat to dance, explore a maze, or play mini games using Scratch, a graphical programming language developed at MIT.  Learn how to use math and computer coding to think creatively by using fundamental coding concepts, such as loops, variables, and constructors.  Then discover, Kodu, a visual programming language made specifically for creating 3D games.  Both languages are simple to learn and entirely icon-based making it easy for beginners to explore advanced coding concepts in a simple and intuitive environment.  Great for kids with any level of coding experience.

SKILLS LEARNED

Coding

Game Design

Programming

Problem Solving

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