Junior Coding Course: Adventures with Scratch for Kids Ages 8-12

Junior Coding Course: Adventures with Scratch for Kids Aged 8-12 

 

 

A fun introductory course for beginners (ages 8 to 12) to learn programming concepts through the visual programming platform Scratch. Concepts are introduced from the ground up, and exercises are designed to revise and build upon concepts in a gradual manner. There will be logic, graphic and audio components to make the learning experience fruitful. Students will also get to create a few fun games such as Flappy Bird Clone, Racing, Maze to top up the fun experience!

This class is ideal for primary school kids who want to have a non-intimidating first exposure to the world of coding and creating your own games!  Certificates of Participation will be awarded for kids with >75% attendance.

Topics:

  • Introduction to Scratch
  • Loops, Repetitions and Keyboard Events
  • Booleans, Variables and Conditions
  • Drawing and Positioning
  • Cloning
  • Broadcast Messages
  • Graphics
  • Sound and Music
  • Projects: Interactive Story, Flappy Bird, Maze Gam

Schedule:

4 days, 3 hrs per day

Class Size: 10 – 30

Venue: Hwa Chong Institution Boarding School, Singapore

 List Price: S$280-$300 per pax depending on schedule, class size, venue, etc.

B.Eng. (IEM)
CEH, Registered MOE Instructor

Lead Instructor:

Ding Jie(DJ) is passionate about imparting knowledge of technology to the masses.  He has teaching and technology industry experience from his time working overseas in Japan as a software engineer.  He is excited to bringing important computing and technology concepts down into bite-sized, digestible parts for everyone to understand and learn. He is also in to the use of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Blockchain technologies in his teaching.

Ding Jie is a registered MOE instructor, with a Bachelor in Engineering (Information Engineering and Media) from Nanyang Technological University.  Ding Jie is trained as a Consensys Etheruem Developer.