First Code Junior (Age 4-5)

The First Code Junior program engages young creators to learn about computer science and logical thinking. Using screenless coding interface like Cubetto and beginner-friendly software like iPad-based ScratchJr, and interactive tools such as littleBits and Sphero, students begin to understand how hardware and software works to create their very first coding projects.

Modular Classes

Designed for young curious minds, this modular course is project-based and hands-on, giving them a first try on programming.

Cutting Edge Technologies

The teaching tools we use are cutting edge, including latest funded Kickstarter projects, and often shipped directly from Silicon Valley and New York.

Visual, Tangible and STEM

Each class we offer a tangible product for students to take home. We believe coding is a means to create with technology; that’s why having an end product is of utmost importance.

Structure

  • First Code Junior Program runs from Jan-Mar, Mar-May, and Sep-Nov
  • 9 weekly classes per term, each class is 1.5 hours long
  • Class size ranges from 4 to 8 students
  • Exclusive invite to special one-off workshops
  • Semester, individual feedback from instructor
  • End of term one-on-one parent teacher conference
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Program Dates

Format

9 classes per term

1 class per week

90 minutes per class

*Requires at least 4 students to form a class



Language(s)

English


What to Bring

A creative mindset and sometimes iPad :)

"I think the class is great and just about the right amount of time (once a week). Both instructors were patient and explained things clearly. Working with younger kids is hard, so I appreciate their efforts in making things fun and giving them the freedom to 'mess around' a bit."

Samson, Parent of Anik, One World International School

Core Program Roadmap

AJ201

ScratchJr: Tinker with Code

Course Info

No Prerequisite Needed

Using highly visual cues, ScratchJr is the latest tool developed in collaboration with MIT Media Labs for young children who are not yet familiar with the computer. Students start programming by creating simple animations with coding blocks.

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