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Intro to Coding & Game Design: Turn Your Learner Into a Coding Enthusiast!

In this 4-week online course, learners, ages 10-14, will have fun while discovering the exciting and challenging world of coding and designing games for the computer.
Bright & Smart ~ Engineering Skills for Kids
189 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 29 learners
60 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Coders play an essential role in our everyday lives, from designing reliable apps and games for all ages. 

Coders play a crucial role in advancing our technology to help me make our world a more connected and safer place. 

Students will learn the basics of coding games in our Coding & Game Design class and understand its steps to create a successful design. 

In this course, students will put on their coding caps and test their abilities by creating different projects related to the commands learned throughout the class. Students will learn that being a game coder starts with understanding the vocabulary and navigating and troubleshooting errors that may arise. 

With the instructor's guide, students will learn that they, too, can be a part of the coding process if they are willing to try. 
Bright & Smart started in 2005. We have been teaching and developing our programs for the past 15 years. We create our programs with students' learning experience in mind; we want them to learn to love STEM. To develop their higher cognitive skills and natural abilities, we help them see themselves as technology creators.  
Students will be allowed to continue to improve their projects in between meetings. Before every class, students can present their projects and the improvements they made in the process.  
The following system OS/hardware will ensure Microsoft MakeCode runs smoothly: A PC or Mac computer running at least Windows 7 or macOS 10.10 At least 1 GB of system memory. Internet access. This keeps the software up-to-date and lets you save projects to your account. Also, the following hardware will enhance your experience: A 2-button mouse with a scroll wheel. A dedicated video card (not an integrated card).
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No assessment will be administered. This class is for students to challenge themselves to think outside the box and place themselves in software engineers' minds. 
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.

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Bright & Smart ~ Engineering Skills for Kids
Lives in the United States
Bright & Smart ~ Engineering Skills for Kids
189 total reviews
440 completed classes

About Us

Our goal at Bright & Smart is to teach kids basic Engineering and Computer Programming Skills and facilitate 21st Century Learning Skills, such as; Information & Media Literacy, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, and Interpersonal &... 
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