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2018 March Term (Mar-May) / 9 Weeks

Tickle: Visual Programming for The Connected World

Course Info

No Prerequisite Needed

The Tickle course aims to equip young curious minds with computer programming concepts as well as robotics. Students explore programming concepts using robotics on the iPad app, Tickle. Similar to Hopscotch and ScratchJr, this app allows the creation of small programs using color coded blocks, and allows interaction of characters and robots.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
5:15 PM
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6:45 PM
Stamford
9:30 AM
to
11:00 AM

Introduction to 3D Printing & Modeling

Course Info

No Prerequisite Needed

Students learn to design and apply 3D design elements on their designs with the use of 3D modeling and printing techniques, using TinkerCad, a beginner friendly 3D modeling software. Students get to print out their very own 3D product to take home.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
11:15 AM
to
12:45 PM

3D Minecraft Modding: Program Your Own Mods

Course Info

Prerequisite: Minecraft Experience

[Suitable for age 7-8] Students will be able to programme, manipulate and design the functions of different objects in Minecraft, by tapping into the code and creating anything they can imagine. Using the online platform, LearnToMod to modify video games and strengthen their block-based programming knowledge.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
5:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Stamford
11:15 AM
to
12:45 PM

Junior Coding Fun with Hopscotch

Course Info

This course is designed for young children not yet familiar with the computer to have some programming fun with Hopscotch, an iPad app that allows kids to create animations, stories, and games with easy-to-use blocks, color-coded functions and quirky characters that are particularly appealing to 5+ years old kids. Students practice giving commands to the characters, exploring programming and mathematical concepts and enjoying creating interactive artwork in the process.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
4:30 PM
to
6:00 PM
Dempsey Hill
11:15 AM
to
12:45 PM
Stamford
1:00 PM
to
2:30 PM

Start from Scratch: Animations & Games

Course Info

[Suitable for age 7-8] Students learn how to use Scratch, a block-based programming tool developed by the MIT Media Lab, to design and build fun projects of animated stories and multimedia games. AT101 is equivalent to Holiday Camp's module Start from Scratch: Animation & Games.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
3:30 PM
to
5:00 PM
Dempsey Hill
9:30 AM
to
11:00 AM

AT101 is equivalent to camp module - Start from Scratch: Animation & Games

Scratch II

Course Info

Scratch 102 is a deep dive in Scratch for aspiring young programmers following the Scratch 101 course. After learning the fundamentals of Scratch and creative programming, students in the Scratch 102 course solidify their understanding of key computer science concepts including sequences, loops, conditionals, abstraction and object-oriented programming by creating more advanced and even more fun multimedia games and projects.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
9:30 AM
to
11:00 AM

AT102 is equivalent to camp module - Intermediate Scratch

Scratch III

Course Info

This Scratch 103 course allows students to experience the full range of Scratch and it's features. It further challenges tinker students to take charge in the process, from prototyping to creation.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
11:15 AM
to
12:45 PM

Arduino: Introduction to Hardware Programming

Course Info

In this course, students are introduced to mBlock extensions and hardware programming, to continue building up programming concepts applied to the real world. After familiarizing with Scratch blocks-based programming, and commanding actual physical objects through mBot, this course explores mBlock features which empower students to control the real world with code.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
5:15 PM
to
6:45 PM
Stamford
9:30 AM
to
11:00 AM

Arduino: Hardware Programming II

Course Info

[Suitable for age 7-8] The Arduino Hardware Programming II course is a deep dive in ScratchX extensions and hardware programming for aspiring young programmers following ScratchX introductory course. Students will gain a deeper understanding of different electronic components as well as the science behind circuits. This course empowers students to be able to build and program circuits that are relevant to everyday lives.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
11:15 AM
to
12:45 PM