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FUN1w

Introduction to Coding (Weeklong)

Class Description:

Total beginner? This is the class for you. FUN1a is an introductory course to computer science and coding, using Javablocks. Javablocks is our block-based coding language tailor-made for easy transition into typed Java programming. Students are expected to have little to no experience with code. The main goal of this course is to help young students look at programs through the eyes of the computer, and learn how to code by changing and manipulating information. By the end of this class, students should feel comfortable creating and customizing their own programs. FUN1a students are also going to work on basic computer mechanics and skills, preparing them to advance to through our curriculum.

Prerequisites:

Proficiency in arithmetic and basic computer usage

Class Features:
Class Project(s)

Students will build, test, and publish their own game on the scratch system. They will present their projects to the class.

About Weeklong classes:

Line art made in JavaBlocks: This project teaches concepts like color effects, mouse position, and using the line function in interesting ways.

Make your own sceene in JavaBlocks: We teach our studnets how to use Sprites to incorperate their own images in their code and let them get creative with setting up their sceene.

In-Person Class Options:

4 Militia Dr. #15 Lexington, MA

Winter Break
5 full-day lessons
Mon Feb 18 - Fri Feb 22
9:00-3:00pm ET (extended stay to 6pm available)
$772/session
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Spring Break
5 full-day lessons
Mon Apr 15 - Fri Apr 19
9:00-3:00pm ET (extended stay to 6pm available)
$772/session
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