Coding with Code Builder: Minecraft Edu

We use the code builder platform in Minecraft Edu to introduce students to the fundamentals of computer science. Our aim is to help students to develop computational skills, learn to work in a 3D coding environment and discover how computers work.

Term 2

Cost: Free
Requirements: A laptop that can connect to Wi-fi. No prior coding experience required. (Matamoe Hub does have the facility to provide a device upon request and prior arrangement for use in class)
Dates: Tuesdays, 10 May – 5 July. 9 weeks
Venue: Matamoe Hub, Scots College
School Year: 4-9
Time: 3.30pm – 5pm
Tutor: Brianna & William

Tutors

 

Brianna

Brianna is working towards a Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics at Victoria University. Passionate about maths from a young age she picked up programming while at Intermediate School. Since, Brianna has gained experience in a broad range of programming languages, including Java, Python, ChucK, and HTML/CSS, among others. She has also participated in both the New Zealand Programming Contest and the New Zealand Informatics Competition multiple times.

Brianna is also an experienced Kids Church Leader. A role that involves teaching, facilitating games, and engaging the kids in small-group discussion. Brianna really enjoys helping kids to explore new ideas and watching them learn.

 

 

 

William

William is working towards a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Software Engineering at Victoria University. Since growing up in Southeast Asia as a child, William has always held an interest in studying different languages, which grew into a love for coding after attending a local code camp. Since then, he has accumulated experience across a range of programming disciplines and is ready to share his knowledge with the next generation.

Alongside his interest in the digital fields, William has a keen interest in languages, and pursues his own studies in foreign languages and linguistics, as well as reading and writing literature

There is a class size limit of 15 students. If your registration is received after we have reached this limit you will be automatically added to a waitlist. A member of the Matamoe Hub team will be in touch to advise.










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