12 Week Home School Introduction to Coding With Scratch 3.0, Micro:bit, LEGO WeDo 2.0 and Codey Rocky for Ages 7 - 9!
Prerequisites: Basic computer keyboard and mouse skills.
Get ready for 12 engaging classes of fun hands-on learning with the latest educational technology:
Session I - Weeks 1 through 4: Kids get introduced to coding through creating amazing games and animations with MIT's ALL NEW Scratch 3.0. We will also introduce the amazing little micro:bit extension to Scratch and will learn how to use it with our Scratch creations!
Session II - Weeks 5 through 8 : We will introduce the kids to robotics with fun projects, challenges, and competitions with our Codey Rocky robots. Students will work in teams of 2 to explore how to code motors and sensors and learn about artificial intelligence through this amazing little robot!
Session III - Weeks 9 through 12: We will build all new LEGO creations including machines, mechanical animals, cars and more using LEGO WEDO 2.0 and will be programming our creations using Scratch 3.0! We will also wrap up the 12 weeks with some surprises too!
Course Instructor: Ken Adelglass
Owner of Waxhaw Kid Coders
Ken has over 20 years of IT experience as a Software and Web Developer and over 5 years of teaching coding and robotics to children of all ages.