Warm up & race off into the world of Python programming, where kids learn to create a bunch of fun projects in Python.
KEEPIN’ IT SHORT & SNAPPY
Requires completion of ‘Ready Set Python Module 0’.
Builds on what students have learnt previously while introducing them to more advanced Python projects.
All you need to know
Continue your Python learning journey with more visual projects using the Python Turtle Library. Learn and implement more Python concepts such as lists, sorting and object oriented programming. Add more projects to your belt with Python Programming through this course where you will be given the freedom to put your own twist!
Programming Away from Computers
Learn programming concepts through “Unplugged” activities such as analyzing pop songs to learn about functions parameters in Python Programming. Think outside the box and find other songs that can be programmed efficiently, or make up your own song!
Draw with Python Turtle
Create visual art and projects with the Python Turtle library, implementing programming concepts such as data and lists to create visually stimulating projects. Change up the programs yourself and see all sorts of possibilities with Python Programming.
Course Outline by Day
For online format, 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 create aRepl.it account before the first class – your child will be using this account for coding.Please create an account here.
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
Understand how Python loops, lists & sets work
Create projects with Python Turtle & build custom functions
Understand what dictionaries & tuples are and how we can use them
Learn to read, write and manipulate .txt files with Python
Life skills you'll learn
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.
"N is enjoying the classes and looks forward to them every week. She especially enjoys learning CSS. She thinks her instructor should get a teacher award.
"My son had so much fun."
"My daughter learnt many things she had not imagined were possible to grasp at her age. In particular, before the class, she couldn’t make sense of the code she would see for a webpage, but now she understands what’s going on. She realizes the amount of work and thought that goes into making successful websites."
If your kid doesn't think it's the best thing ever after attending the first 2 days of holiday camps (or first 3 weeks of term classes), and would like to withdraw, we'll issue you a 50% credit note of the amount paid.
1:6Maximum Instructor-Student Ratio
All equipment & materials provided
Open source tools: Continue the learning at home!
Frequently Asked Questions
1. My child is new to programming. Will he / she be able to follow?
Python Programming Language knowledge is required as a pre-requisite, equal to “Back to Basics: From Zeroes to Python Heroes” or “Ready Set Python 0”
2. I’ve enrolled my child, what will he/she need to bring?
Curiosity – an open heart and open mind! In addition, your child might like to bring a sweater, water, and snacks so they stay hydrated and comfortable. All equipment needed for the camp will be provided.