Introduction to Computer Science (Grades 5-8)

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Contact Denise Ksioszk at denise.ksioszk@wisc.edu or 608-262-0002

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Learn about Object-Oriented Programming and how to write and execute code. Explore coding through a set of interesting scenarios, by solving coding problems, competing at a fun coding challenge and begin designing your own game or simulation! Students will learn programming fundamentals while participating in authentic coding activities that place an emphasis on problem-solving and creativity.

Student profile

The first week of this course (July 11–15) is designed as introductory course for students who have little or no experience with coding. Students who have taken a PACE coding class in the past should enroll in Intro to Computer Science 2, offered the second week of the PACE Program, July 18–22.

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Application deadlines

Application opens: Nov. 29, 2021
Deadline: Apply by April 30, 2022

Tuition deadlines

The first half of tuition is due by May 16, 2022. The second half of tuition is due by June 6, 2022.

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