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Coding in Python

New to coding? Learn Python, one of the most widely used languages in the software industry. Python is an excellent starter language because it’s easy to read and work with, which minimizes frustration and lets you focus on core concepts, problem solving, design and coding.

This course will focus on fundamental computer science concepts, control and data structures and best practices for coding and debugging in Python. Concepts taught include statements and variables, expressions, conditionals, Booleans, while loops, randomness, and libraries.

You’ll complete a variety of fun and engaging coding exercises under the instructor's guidance and then explore and practice the concepts at your own pace with support. The exercises allow for a variety of learning styles and ability levels, allowing all students to build skills in writing, debugging, analyzing and comprehending code.

Who It’s For

This course is for incoming sixth to eighth graders.

Instructor

TechSmart is a Seattle educational technology company that partners with school districts to train teachers to teach computer science and coding. TechSmart-trained teachers have taught computer science and coding to over 13,000 students in the Seattle metropolitan area and throughout the country. TechSmart's rigorous, engaging curriculum is approved by the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction  (OSPI). It supports fully differentiated instruction and learning, ensuring that each student is challenged with the appropriate level of difficulty. 

More Information

See the Things to Know section for details about registration policies, transportation and parking, and more.

Details

Jul 8–Jul 19, 2019

Section A-1
Day
Mon–Fri
Time
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location
UW Seattle
Cost
$950
Refund Deadline
May 15 (100%)
Status
Full

Jul 8–Jul 19, 2019

Section A-2
Day
Mon–Fri
Time
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Location
UW Seattle
Cost
$950
Refund Deadline
May 15 (100%)
Status
Full

Jul 22–Aug 2, 2019

Section B
Day
Mon–Fri
Time
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Location
UW Seattle
Cost
$950
Refund Deadline
May 15 (100%)
Status
Full

Aug 5–Aug 16, 2019

Section C
Day
Mon–Fri
Time
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Location
UW Seattle
Cost
$950
Refund Deadline
June 12 (100%)
Status
Full