Code is the next universal language

Coding isn’t just for computer whizzes, says Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab — it’s for everyone.  The benefits of teaching kids to code, enables them do more than just use new tech toys but also create them.

SCRATCH PROGRAMMING FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Individually paced Course length: Typically 6 weeks.  Students are introduced to fundamental programming concepts, and learn how to create animations, computer games, and projects using Scratch.

6 sessions 75 min. each – $210 (HST included)

ADVANCED SCRATCH FOR  ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

Individually paced Course length: Typically 6 weeks.  Building on a foundation of Scratch fundamentals, this course teaches students how to create intricate games with Scratch using complex logic and program design.  

6 sessions 75 min. each – $210(HST included)

MINECRAFT EDU – BUILDING AND PROGRAMMING USING COMPUTERCRAFT

ComputerCraft is a modification for Minecraft that allows you to build in-game Computers and Turtles, and write programs for them using the Lua programming language.  If you’ve never programmed before, it also serves as excellent way to learn a real world skill in a fun, familiar environment.

Weekly sessions 75 min. each  – $35 per class (HST included)

TEACHER GAMING – LEARNING COMPUTATIONAL LOGIC IN GAMES

Games do not have to be educational to be entertaining, however at TeacherGaming, we believe they do have to be entertaining to be educational.  Be it a kindergartener or a high schooler, a math geek or a future poet, TeacherGaming helps bring out the best in any student through experimentation and adventure.

Weekly sessions 75 min. each  – $35 per class (HST included)

 

“During the 1990s, I got my first computer at the age of 6.  To me, it was magic.  My belief is that whichever country figures out how to teach computer literacy first will have, by far, the most prepared work force for the future – it’s hard to overestimate that potential.”

Tobi Lutke, Founder and CEO of Shopify Inc.

Computer Science