Coding & Tech

Beginner Computer Science Class, Ages 8-12

In this beginner course, students will get an introductory lesson on computer science topics. The lessons will be on different introductory topics for computer science each week.
Class

20 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

8-12

year olds

1-9

learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Sat May 28

Meets Once per week
Friday
12am - 12:20am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
2 learners enrolled
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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
▪️ FOUR COMMON TASK
I can identify and describe the four task common to all computing technology.

▪️ HOW A COMPUTER WORKS
I can explain computer problems with accurate vocabulary.

▪️ Binary System: My Computer's Language
I can write in Binary Code to better understand how hardware & software interact to collect and exchange data

▪️ Impacts of Technology
I can compare the historical impacts (positive and negative) of technology.

▪️ Predicting the Future of Technology
I can predict future impacts of technology on our culture.

▪️ Private vs Public Posting Online
I can list the pros and cons to keeping information private or public.
I can identify information that should be private or public.

▪️ Data Intro
I can read stored data from a database.

▪️  Bias and Accessibility (ADVANCED)
I can discuss how different populations use technology based on the issues of device.

▪️  What's the Internet (ADVANCED)
I can explain the 3 main ways we connect to the Internet.

▪️  END of CYCLE Q&A
I can review my notes and determine gaps in my learning. 
20 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Dr. Jennifer Emberton
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Show me & I'll learn.
3 completed classes

About Me

Dr. Jennifer Emberton is a graduate from Western Kentucky University and Morehead State University. She began her career in technology at eighteen, working for local companies. After her oldest son started school, his bilateral hearing loss... 
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