Intro to Programming
Students will learn fundamental programming concepts including data types, input and output, control structures, variables, functions. This course will prepare students for the Term 2 Game Development class.
Requirements: A laptop that can connect to Wii-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: Mondays. 14 February – 11 April
Venue: Matamoe Hub, Scots College
School Year: 4-9
Tutor – 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.
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.