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Coding in Python II

Learn how to make increasingly complex graphics‐based programs and games in Python. You'll build on computer science concepts such as statements and variables, values, expressions, conditionals, Booleans, while loops, randomness, libraries, debugging, program analysis, procedural drawing (lines, shapes, colors, animation, and program structure). You’ll also delve into concepts such as the Pygame library for mouse and keyboard input and timers, lists, for loops, and sprite graphics.

You'll code a variety of exercises both on your own and with the instructor that make use of these concepts to create games, visual programs and more. 

Who It’s For

This course is for incoming 9th to 12th graders who have already spent some time coding. To register, you should have taken either Coding in Python I or have equivalent experience.

Instructor

TechSmart is a Seattle company that partners with school districts to train teachers to teach computer science and coding. This class is led by instructors who are trained in TechSmart’s rigorous and engaging curriculum. Approved by the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction  (OSPI), the curriculum supports fully differentiated instruction and learning, ensuring that each student is challenged with the appropriate level of difficulty.

More Information

This remote course is taught via Zoom video conferencing. Classes meet in real time and are not recorded. The instructor uses a blend of whole group discussion, small group/partner work and individual work time. 

To participate, you should have access to a computer with a high-speed internet connection and a headset and webcam. 

See the Policies section for details about registration policies and more.

Details

Aug 2–Aug 13, 2021

Day
Mon–Fri
Time
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Location
Remote
Cost
$950
Refund Deadline
Jun 21, 2021
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