Coding (Beginner Java Script)

June 17-28, 2018 (M-F) | 9 am to 3 pm

This two-week class introduces Javascript to beginners. Students will learn the fundamentals and building blocks essential to all coding languages, including Conditionals, Loops, Variables and Functions, as well as how to notate their code and follow established naming conventions. On certain days, students will also pair program Sphero robots using their Javascript skills, culminating in a final mini hackathon.

Cost: 
  • $600 by the “Early Bird” deadline of April 22, 2019
  • $650 after April 22, 2019
Ages: Students entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grades in the fall of 2019 

Lunch is included! 

Instructor: Grey Todd 
Grey Todd is currently a computer science teacher and technical lead at Presidio Middle School, where he loves teaching Scratch, App Inventor, Robotics, Python and Javascript. Before becoming a teacher, he worked for over 20 years at jobs in the software industry. Mr. Todd is proud to be part of a small group of like-minded teachers working in concert with SFUSD’s Ed Tech department to create the computer science curriculum used by all middle schools in the district. His favorite part of the day is always the part where he gets to write code with kids.

 

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