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Virtual Adventures in Coding (Grades 3-4)

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For registration assistance: 608-890-3260

Summary

The class is an exploration of how computers process data and make decisions, as well as an introduction to the Scratch programming language through the development of a simple game. The development of a game is the main project for this class. This will give students an overview of some of the commands available in Scratch, and gain confidence in coding during this course and beyond! This course is designed to be accessed using a desktop or laptop computer.

Student profile

Adventures in Coding has been designed for 3rd and 4th grade students with an aptitude for mathematics and a high level of interest in computer programming and coding. This course is considered to be an academic challenge for students working at or above grade levels in these content areas.

The Virtual GEM Winter program runs for 5 consecutive Saturday mornings and is delivered FULLY ONLINE. Courses are designed as challenging enrichment opportunities and feature a combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning. All synchronous learning meetings will take place 9–10:30 a.m. on Saturdays via Zoom.

Important dates

Application deadlines

Application opens: Oct. 17, 2022
Deadline: Apply by Jan. 23, 2023

Tuition deadlines

The full tuition payment is due at the time of registration.

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Program Questions?

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

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