Denver, CO
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Feb 19, 2020 - Jun 5, 2020
Due to Covid-19 and the closing of schools this spring, we are moving to remote learning. The girls will use CS First gaming curriculum to create a school-wide virtual arcade. I will be working with my program partner at Holm Elementary and we will be meeting weekly with the Technopreneur participants.
Provided by Maya and Holm Elementary School


Registration is closed for this program. Please contact the Program Leader for information about a waitlist.

Program Dates & Times

Wednesdays: 1-2:30 pm

Grade(s)

4th Grade

Cost

No Cost

More About the Program

Huskie Robots  (now really Huskie Gamers) is a new experience for the Huskie Technopreneurs participants. The girls will have a solid foundation in beginning coding through their previous work with CS First and Scratch. We’ll thus be ready to utilize the advanced CS first Curriculum, which focuses on more developed coding skills (e.g., nested conditionals, repeat until loops, etc.), and we’ll have more opportunities to run the virtual arcade for other students. 

Thus, participants will have a strong foundation in coding, gaming, and the ways that CS can be applied to real-world service opportunities and experiences.

Our coders will become game leaders in the school-wide virtual arcade, developing leadership skills within their own communities, allowing an extended service activity, and applying their coding knowledge to multiple venues.

I am hoping to have my sister (who is a CS major in College) come to some of the virtual classes and help students learn and get excited about a career in CS.


For more information, contact Maya.

Schedule

2/19/2020: Classes begin. Experiment with robots, get a feel for app, program, and accessories. 

2/27/2020: Begin working through Wonder Workshop Learn to Code Curriculum Guide.

3/9/2020: Determine Lunch Bunch coding groups and begin sessions with K-3 students. Girls will meet on Wednesday mornings to learn coding, strengthen their skills, and plan for lunch bunch groups. They will co-run groups during lunch on the following Monday, so they will meet twice a week (once as just the girls, once as co-leaders for the lunch bunch groups).

March-June: Switched to virtual learning

Mid-late April: Virtual CS visits by Kylie Hunter, Boettcher Scholar and CS major at CU Boulder

Late May: All-school virtual arcade