Junior Python 1 ONLINE : Oct Camp | 19-23 Oct| 3-6.15pm (15min break)

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Junior Python 1 - Holiday Coding Camp for Ages 11 - 12

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Python is the world’s fastest-growing programming language. It’s a versatile language used in a wide range of contexts, from web development to scientific applications and machine learning.

Our Junior Python program is a series of courses designed to help younger learners ages 11-12 pick up Python in a smooth and meaningful way.

We begin building our foundation by learning the most basic instructions that can be understood by every computer, to build virtually any computer program: using variables to store and manipulate data, making simple decisions using conditionals, repeating instructions using loops. We then learn how to use functions to implement two key problem-solving skills – decomposition of a problem into simpler parts, and abstraction of details to focus on the appropriate level of detail. We see how this helps to enhance the readability and reusability of code, which are both critical in any large program.

At the end of the Junior Python course sequence, students will have mastered the core concepts of control flow and be comfortable coding in Python. Students will then be able to join their older peers in our Principles 3 course to learn about Data Structures.

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1. Variables and Data Types

2. Control Flow

3. Functions

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Lessons will be conducted online over 5 days 19-23 Oct 2020, 3pm -6.15pm (15min break in between). Instructors will reach out before the camp commences with details on how to log on for the lessons. Students need to have a computer with Zoom installed for the lessons and are required to have their videos on throughout the lessons.

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