Python Programming for Kids:
For age 10-17. This Python programming course teaches the fundamentals of python programming. Students use what they learn in this course to build simple console-based games. This course is equivalent to a semester-long introductory Python course at the college level. This icourse is a fun and engaging way for your child to learn python programming, that will serve them well in their future education and employment, and is a great way for them to socialise with other children during the summer holidays.
In this course, students learn the fundamental concepts of programming – concepts that can be applied in the study of any programming language. Students also dive into specific features of the Python programming language.
Below is a brief summary of of each module covered in the course:
Turtle Graphics: Learn the basics of programming by drawing shapes on your screen with Turtle Graphics! Turtle Graphics (or LOGO) is a beginner friendly way to explore programming concepts and bring creativity into programming in a visual way.
Fundamentals: Learn the basics of programming by writing programs that you can interact with using your keyboard!
Control Flow: Teach your program to make decisions based on the information it receives. Learn how to decompose your program into smaller pieces that work together to solve a problem!
Strings: Learn more sophisticated strategies for manipulating text in your programs – slicing, formatting, and using regular expressions.
Data Structures: Build more complex programs that make use of lists, grids, and dictionaries.
Project Hangman: Use the skills you’ve learned in the first four modules to build the game Hangman.
Classes and Objects: Learn the principles of object-oriented design.
Final Project: This is your chance to build your own application using the new skills you’ve learned!
This course will be delivered once a week, every Wednesday at 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (3 hours), starting from 4th July to 15th August 2018.
Age Range: 10 – 17 years.
Course Fee: £95 + VAT, this covers the full course. This can be paid via our website or by bank transfer.
Phone: 0141 429 2922
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