Coding (Ages 9-11)

  • Instructor Aniket Deo
  • Code CS13
  • Student Ages 9-11
  • Terms Fall Semester 2023
    Spring Semester 2024
    Full Year


In this course, students will using Scratch, a block-based visual programming language, to build projects such as games, simulations, and dialogues. They will then progress to HatchXR, a more professional language used to build, code, and explore creations in virtual reality or augmented reality. Finally, they will learn to create mobile applications for both Android and iOS using Thunkable, a platform that allows people to build their own apps.

Live Classes: Fridays, 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Fall semester runs from the week of August 14th to the week of December 11th, 2023; spring semester runs from the week of January 8th to the week of May 6th, 2024.

Student Expectations: Students are expected to apply the concepts they learn in class to various assignments and projects that they will present during subsequent live classes.

Student Support: The instructor is available via email.

Feedback/Assessment: Students will receive ongoing feedback from the instructor on the projects they present in class.

Materials: Students will need a desktop or laptop computer. This course cannot be taken on a smartphone or tablet. The first live class will be dedicated to ensuring that students are prepared with the appropriate software/tools, all of which are free; specific instructions will be sent to each student before the course begins.

Prerequisites: None


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