$480

2021 June Holidays : Minecraft EDU 8-Day Coding Camp (Age 8+) [Online]

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• Ages 8 to 12 years old • Beginner-Friendly • 8-Day Camp • Virtual Classroom

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Code amazing projects with Minecraft!

Suitable for:

  • Ages 8 to 12 years old
  • Beginner friendly, no prior programming experience needed

Fees:

  • NOW: $432 (Usual:$480)
  • Sign up early to enjoy our Early Bird Discount: 10% Off - Use code: EARLYBIRD10 upon checkout

Camp Structure:

  • 8-Day Camp (Completed within 2 weeks)
  • Virtual classroom (Zoom Conferencing)
  • Max 1:6 Instructor to Student ratio

Camp Requirements:

  • A working laptop or computer (Recommended system - CPU: Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or equivalent, RAM: 2GB) with a strong internet connection, and a working web camera

Camp Slots :

Step 1: Choose from Camp 1 or Camp 2

Camp 1 - 31 May to 10 June (4 days/week, 1.5 hours/day)

  • Week 1: May 31, June 1, 2, 3 (Mon - Thu)
  • Week 2: June 7, 8, 9, 10 (Mon - Thu)

Camp 2 - 14 June to 24 June (4 days/week, 1.5 hours/day)

  • Week 1: June 14, 15, 16, 17 (Mon - Thu)
  • Week 2: June 21, 22, 23, 24 (Mon - Thu)

Step 2: Choose a time slot

      A) 9AM - 10.30AM

      B) 11AM - 12.30PM

      C) 1.30PM - 3PM

Here's what your child will experience at the 8-day camp....

  • Experience what programming is, and how it is used professionally to solve problems and create solutions.
  • Encourage your child to want to learn how things work and develop a creator mindset.
  • Students will get to experience programming in a 3D environment with real-life educational scenarios, and challenge themselves by coding one or more projects every day.
  • Learn coding concepts using the popular Minecraft Education Edition platform https://education.minecraft.net/
  • Learn specially curated algorithms (Including code sequences, loops, booleans, if-then-else conditions, variables and more) and write code to build amazing things in Minecraft Education Edition.

Our camp is supplemented with our proprietary student web portal where students can access coding notes, class recordings, homework assignments, and also serves as a safe place for students to discuss/connect with their peers and instructors.

Camp Outline:

  • Day 1: Introduction to Minecraft Education Edition
    • Intro to Minecraft Education Edition (MCEE)
    • CodeThinker Coding in MCEE
    • Coding sequences using the Agent
  • Day 2: Using loops in coding
    • What is Loops?
    • Building a block again and again
    • Using loops for building projects
  • Day 3: Data variables
    • What is Variables?
    • Variable properties and different types of variables
    • Using Data variables in calculations and projects
  • Day 4: If-else conditions
    • Conditions and If-Then-Else
    • Making decisions in code using conditions
    • Using Conditions and Loops
  • Day 5 : Understanding 3-dimensional space (X, Y, Z coordinates)
    • Understanding Compass Directions (North, South, East, West)
    • Understanding X, Y, Z coordinates and how they tell position in 3-d space
    • Using X, Y, Z coordinates to plan and build with blocks
  • Day 6 : Loops practice and Building
    • Loops Concept and Practice
    • Using Loops to build repetitive structures
    • Building Challenge 1
  • Day 7: Data variables II
    • Diving Deeper into Data Variables
    • Using Data Variables to customise buildings
    • Building Challange 2
  • Day 8: If-else conditions II
    • Booleans and Conditions
    • Making decisions in code using conditions
    • Using Conditions and Loops for Final Building Challenge

FAQs

Qn: What do I need to prepare for this camp?

Ans: For online classes, please make sure that your child has a working computer or laptop (Recommended system - CPU: Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or equivalent, RAM: 2GB), with a strong internet connection, and a working web camera.

Qn: How will the virtual classes be held?

Ans: Virtual classes will be held through Zoom conferencing, and supplemented with our proprietary student web portal where students can access coding notes, class recordings, homework assignments, and also serves as a safe place for students to discuss/connect with their peers and instructors.

At our virtual classes, the code mentors have the option of remoting into the students laptop to help them if they encounter any issues or need any help and also to ensure they are following well!

Qn: Does my child need to download any software for this camp?

Ans: For students attending the online camp, they will need to download and install the Minecraft Education Edition (https://education.minecraft.net/), available for Windows and IOS onto their laptops for the class.

Qn: How many students are there in a class?

Ans: We maintain a small classroom size of maximum 6 students:1 instructor for the best learning experience for your child.

Qn: Does my child need to attend the same timeslot for each day?

Ans: Yes, students will attend the same time slot for every day of the 8-day camp.

Qn: Will there be any make up classes provided if my child miss a class?

Ans: We do not provide make up sessions , however, we do provide the class recordings and materials for any missed classes.

Qn: Do you provide a certificate upon completion of this course?

Ans: Yes, we provide every student with a digital certificate of completion at the end of the camp.

Qn: My child does not fit within the recommended age range, do you have courses for younger/older kids?

Ans: Yes, we do offer the ScratchThinker 8-Day Coding Camp for kids aged 7 to 12 or the Minecraft CodeThinker 4-Day Coding Camp for kids aged 8 to 12.

Qn: My child has attended the camp and is interested to continue his or her learning, what are the courses available?

Ans: We have many students who started learning programming in the holiday camps and choose to continue their learning with us in our weekly classes. We offer a structured progressive curriculum that focuses on long-term practical programming skills for ages 7 through 16.

Have we answered your queries? If not, please feel free to write in to us at classes@computhink.com.sg or whatsapp us at +65 8858 6173 and we will be happy to help!


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Here at Computhink, we are committed to delivering the highest quality in our classes, our small classroom size ensures that every child is given the attention they need to learn. We believe in having fun while learning, and to make sure they come hand in hand, our classes include activities and challenges to create an engaging learning experience for our students. We love coding, and we hope to impart this love to every child that we teach.

**Note: We will be taking photographs or videos of the students during the class. By registering your child's attendance, you are granting Computhink your permission to use photographs, videos or other materials produced during the class as part of Computhink's electronic or non-electronic promotional materials.

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