Back to Basics: From Zeroes to Python Heroes Part B

Learn how to code in the language Dropbox, Google and Instagram were built on - Python Programming!

  • For ages 11-14 Years Old
  • Course 8 hrs (Weekly Class)
  • 1:10 Maximum Instructor-Student Ratio
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For ages 11-14 Years Old

If you’re going to learn how to code, why not pick up one of the most versatile and powerful programming languages on the planet? Be introduced to basic computer science concepts with Python! This course builds on what students previously learnt in Back to Basics: From Zeroes to Python Heroes Part A.

KEEPIN’ IT SHORT & SNAPPY

  • Class taught in English & conducted online via Zoom
  • An introduction to basic computer science concepts
  • Code like a real programmer with a text-based language!
  • Create interesting games you can play with your friends and family

All you need to know

Tackle Real-World Problems with Programming

You’ll be building more advanced projects with your code using functions and conditionals with Python. Create real world applications such as this “Book Finder” program, as you would find in a library!

Practice more of your debugging skills by encountering and understanding common syntax errors in Python.

Password with Python

Learn to create a password prompter project where you will have the freedom to choose how loose or how strict your security will be. Is your password strong enough?

Create your very own simple “Rock, Paper, and Scissors” Game with your own custom ASCII art with its own CPU. Do you think you will win against your own creation?

With the solid basic programming concepts you’ll learn from Python, you’ll be well-placed to pick up other programming languages in the future. So let your journey to programming awesomeness begin!

Your child will require: 
  • A computer or laptop with a working webcam and microphone, in order to participate in class and for our instructor to check their understanding. Kindly avoid sharing devices.
  • Internet speed of 25Mbps or above. You can check your internet speed here.
  • Familiarity with basic computer functions, such as typing on a keyboard, using a mouse, switching between desktop apps and navigating a browser (opening a new tab, entering URLs)
  • To use the same Repl.it account from the previous course – your child will have already created a Repl.it account from before, for coding.
  • Google Chrome as their default web browser during classes. You may download it here.
  • Installing Zoom is recommended for a smoother learning experience. You may do so here.
    (For macOS computers, please enable these permission settings)
  • We also recommend that you have an adult member of your household standing by for the first 45 mins of the first class to assist with any technical difficulties that may arise.

Oh! The stuff you'll learn

  • Functions and Modules – learn how to import libraries in Python and create your own
  • Implement while Loops, and for Loops into your Python programs
  • Advanced Loops and Nested Looping
  • Explain basic programming concepts (algorithm, conditionals, data structures, data types, functions, loops, variables)
  • Create programs using Python
  • Write a detailed step-by-step set of instructions which explains how to solve a problem (pseudo code)
  • Understand and practice working with the Command Line Interface (CLI)

Life skills you'll learn

Creative Confidence
Logical Thinking
Presentation Skills
Problem Solving

Pedagogy

No lectures. No memorisation. No ONE right answer. Like real life, we're all about trying things out yourself, failing, figuring what went wrong & trying again. These are the skills & mindset that will last a lifetime and how we learn in real life. Let's get kids to learn how to learn. Because the kids who learn to learn become curious, inventive, resourceful human beings who solve real world problems to make a meaningful impact.

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"Gabriel enjoyed the lesson so much that he told me 3 hrs felt like only 1 hr had passed."

"My son enjoyed it very much and also learnt a lot. Teacher Fritz was friendly and approachable. The presentation on the last day was very useful for parents to know what the course was about."

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Your kid will love it.

  • Class taught in English & conducted online via Zoom
  • 1:10 Maximum Instructor-Student Ratio
  • Open source tools: Continue the learning at home!

Pertanyaan yang Sering Diajukan

1. My child is new to programming. Will he / she be able to follow?

The Back to Basics: Zeroes to Python Heroes course is designed with the assumption that students have no prior background or experience in programming. All students new to programming are more than welcome.

 

 


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