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Python Programming | Beginner | 06 Week Flex | Rock, Paper, Scissors, Python

In this six week flex course, students will learn the steps to make and adapt twelve Python games, with two games per week.
Sidney - KidsSpeakCode
1172 total reviews for this teacher
15 reviews for this class
Completed by 89 learners
No live meetings
Over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon, Sep 26

Sep 26 – Nov 7 (6 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon, Oct 10

Oct 10 – Nov 21 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Oct 24

Oct 24 – Dec 5 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Nov 7

Nov 7 – Dec 19 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Nov 21

Nov 21, 2022 – Jan 2, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Dec 5

Dec 5, 2022 – Jan 16, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Dec 19

Dec 19, 2022 – Jan 30, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Jan 2, 2023

Jan 2 – Feb 13, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Jan 16, 2023

Jan 16 – Feb 27, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Jan 30, 2023

Jan 30 – Mar 13, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Feb 13, 2023

Feb 13 – Mar 27, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Feb 27, 2023

Feb 27 – Apr 10, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Mon, Mar 13, 2023

Mar 13 – Apr 24, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Class Experience

Students will learn how to construct basic Python games while learning about variables, lists, loops and if statements.
I love teaching programming using fun and interesting examples because it helps students go farther than learning hard to contextualize concepts. Understanding what we are doing and why means that students will be able to apply algebraic concepts (like x+y) having understood examples like (red bike + blue bike) in a way that has context and meaning. 
Students should work on their own code each week using the examples provided, or a new idea of their own. Each module should take about an hour to work through and homework should take about the same, but can take longer or shorter, depending on the interest of the learners and how much time they want to put into building their own fun games.
We will be using, an interactive coding environment, which makes it easy to code, share and collaborate. While there are many other places that students are able to code, this is the only resource we will be using. The site is free to sign up, and makes it easy to code in Python, directions will be provided with the first module.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Feedback is provided for all assignments.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

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Sidney - KidsSpeakCode
Lives in Canada
Coding is a future superpower!
1172 total reviews
771 completed classes

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