MakeCode.png

Go beyond Scratch and expand your coding skills with MakeCode!

4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11, 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Canton

Session information

Sessions

Session 1
16:30 - 17:30
4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11
    Session 2
    16:30 - 17:30
    4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11
      Session 3
      16:30 - 17:30
      4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11
        Session 4
        16:30 - 17:30
        4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11
          • $129.00 excl.

          4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11, 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

          Canton

          Session information

          Sessions

          Session 1
          17:30 - 18:30
          4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11
            Session 2
            17:30 - 18:30
            4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11
              Session 3
              17:30 - 18:30
              4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11
                Session 4
                17:30 - 18:30
                4-Thursdays; 01/21 - 02/11
                  • $109.00 excl.

                  Description

                  Learning Javascript® using MakeCode®

                  Has your child become comfortable Coding with Scratch® and is looking to take it up a notch?  In the past, we typically begin teaching them Javascript at this stage.  However, we have found that, especially with younger children, transitioning to text-based coding languages like Javascript can be daunting and demotivate kids from wanting to learn more.    

                  NextGen SmartyPants® now uses MakeCode® to help make the transition to Javascript® smoother.  MakeCode® by Microsoft® has the similar drag-and-drop interface that kids are used to with Scratch®, but also has a conversion tab that converts their program into Javascript®.  We use this ability to teach kids how Javascript® relates to what they've already done and transition them over time to Coding with Javascript® exclusively.  It's fun and a great way to learn and obtain successes with one of the world's most prevalent programming languages!

                  Prerequisites

                  • Recommended for ages 10-Adult.
                  • Previous experience with Scratch® is highly recommended.
                  • Students Ages 7-9 may enroll with significant previous experience in Beginner Coding with Scratch.