Why coding?

Skilled Programmer to Educate Your Kids

Uyen Nguyen is a Software Engineer at IRI. She redesigns the system’s architecture to migrate the complex system to the Web. As a former software engineer at HotSchedules, she used to design and build a cloud-based back of house system for hospitality industry. You can learn more about Uyen’s experiences at her LinkedIn account.

 

Uyen used to be a mentor for Software Engineering Workshop at the School of Computer Science and Engineering at UNSW.

 

She values software craftsmanship and daily coding practice. She believes that through programming practice, we become better and happier persons.

 

She now designs and teaches Web Application Development courses at Sydney Programming School.

 

Uyen teaches web development course at Five Dock:

 

Web Application Development teaches kids the fundamentals of designing and building a web application with HTML, CSS and Javascript.

 

This course provides tools for the kids to explore and craft their own web applications. The course guides them to think logically and nurtures their creativity and their love for learning. At the end of the course, the students will be able to create their own interactive web applications that are fun to share with their friends and family.
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Holiday Programming Workshops at Liverpool City Library

Sydney Programming School is happy to announce there will be two computer programming workshops for Y1 – Y6 children at Liverpool City Library during this summer holidays.

Both programming workshops will take place on Monday, 18 January 2016.

Timing is as follows:

Workshop 1 is for children in Y 1 – Y 3

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Workshop 2 is for children in Y4 – Y 6

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Both workshops are free. Booking will commence 21 December 2015. Places are limited, as we will be able to accommodate no more than 22 children per session.

For bookings and more details, please visit Liverpool City Library website

Both programming workshops are designed for beginners with no previous experience in coding. Kids will be introduced to programming through the popular educational coding tool Scratch. Developed by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Scratch is an entertaining way to teach children aged 8 to 15 to create computer programs, and it’s now used in over 150 countries. While exploring basic programming tools and algorithms, our students will create their own computer games and animated stories.

Laptops will be provided, or you can bring your own.

Have a very Marry Christmas and a fantastic New Year.

See you all on 18th January at the Liverpool City Library.

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Learn How to Code During Summer Holidays

If your children are wondering how to learn programming, these summer coding workshops are the great option to get them started.

Our one-day workshops are designed for Y2 – Y6 school student with active imagination and a passion for all things digital. Children will create their own computer games and animated stories while learning the basics programming concepts. We will encourage children to expand their imagination in this digital adventure.

During the Y2 – Y6 workshops students will be introduced to Scratch (a project of the MIT Media Lab) – essential building blocks model behind object-oriented programming. The practice is based on fun and discovery.

Our workshops will provide a balance of programming and supervised outdoor play. Kids also will have a chance to be introduced to The Mosman Art Gallery collection of art.

There are no coding prerequisites for these workshops, other than creativity and interest in a digital world.

Each student will take home their own Scratch account (accessible anywhere using student username and password) with the projects developed during workshop.

Enrol now and let your children learn how to code this summer.

Where

At Mosman Art Gallery

When

19 January (Tuesday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

21 January (Thursday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

22 January (Friday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Workshop Fee is $90 per student per day. This must be paid before the workshop.

Laptops

We provide students with laptops (1 laptop per two students), however if your child is willing to bring their own device – they are very welcome. Both Windows and Apple laptops are OK.

Lunch

Please pack your child’s lunch box & water bottle.

Please note that Sydney Programming School is Nuts Free.

Enrolment and Payment

To express your interest, email us info@code4fun.com.au with your child details and preferred date.

We will check the availability and reply shortly with the booking confirmation and the payment details. Payment must be made before the workshop.

We will also provide you with the Enrolment Form and the Permission for a Walk, which you will need to fill in and bring to the class.

See you at Mosman Art Gallery very soon.

Sydney Programming School Team

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New Programming Course for Beginners in Five Dock. Students Y1 – Y5 are welcome!

New Programming Course for Beginners in Five Dock. Students Y1 - Y5 are welcome!

We are very excited to announce our new Programming Course for beginners in Five Dock. Students from Year 1 to Year 5 are welcome!

Course starts on Saturday, 31 October. Classes are held every Saturday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in Da Vinci Hub, 239 Great North Road, Five Dock (www.davincihub.com). The course is designed for beginners, so no previous experience is required.

Students will learn the basics of programming by creating their own computer computer games in Scratch Programming Environment. We provide laptops, but if your children are willing to use their own laptops — they are very welcome to bring their own devices. Both Apple and Windows machines will be OK.

If you would like to enroll for this term (there are 7 lessons this term before Christmas) please contact Da Vinci Hub directly: info@davincihub.com

Please be quick, as places are limited.

See you all next Saturday, 31 October for the very first programming lesson in Five Dock!

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