Classes

Fall 2018 CodeSpire Classes are: (see calendar below for days and dates)

Contact Rebecca at codespireinfo@gmail.com or 303-381-3741 with any questions.

School Class To Register go to:
John Amesse Elementary 3D  Design & 3D Printing Scholars Unlimited School Coordinator
Columbine Elementary 3D Design & 3D Printing Scholars Unlimited School Coordinator
Grant Beacon Middle School Q1: Robotics Grant Beacon Enrichment Coordinator
Kepner Beacon Middle School Q1: Game Design Kepner Beacon Enrichment Coordinator
Mackintosh Academy Boulder Q1: Robotics Mackintosh Enrichment Coordinator
McAuliffe Middle School S1: Game Design Microbit https://www.codespire.org/classes/
Oakland Elementary 3D Design & 3D Printing Scholars Unlimited School Coordinator
Slavens K-8 School S1: First Time Coders & Robotics https://www.codespire.org/classes/
St. Joan of Arc Kindergarten All year: Computer Skills St Joan of Arc ELC Enrollment
Welby Community School Q1: Game Design Welby Enrichment Coordinator

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Coding Tutoring

Tutoring for ages 10-16, small group or private. Start from the beginning, with an easy to approach introduction to coding to varied levels of challenge in individual languages. We can offer coding tutoring on Arduino, JavaScript, Python, and more. Schedule sessions for afternoon, evenings, or Saturdays. Call 303-381-3741, or email codespireinfo@gmail.com to speak with Rebecca about your programming plan.

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Slavens-Beginning Game Design-Early Release Friday-Nov

Slavens-Beginning Game Design-

  • Early Release Friday-Nov
  • November 16, 2018
  • 12:00-3:15 pm
  • 1st-6th Graders
  • $55/student

Gamers will try coding and making a video game. This is for beginning
through advanced game designers that are eager to learn to code.
Unique curriculum will get them excited about coding by teaching them
to build their own video games, while also challenging older students
with real-world coding languages! Younger students will use a block-based
software and basic coding to develop a video game unique to
each student’s imagination. Older students will begin coding in Python
or JavaScript and learn to build apps or control game characters and
movements. The class is limited to 15 students.

 

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Beginning Robotics

Beginning Robotics at Slavens School

  • Session 2 - Nov 1- Dec 20,
  • Thursdays,
  • 3:10 – 4:40 pm
  • $168/student
  • 1st-3rd grades

This is a fun, beginning robotics experience. Students will work with the Edison Robots. These robots will use light sensors to follow lines, detect & avoid obstacles, or play bumper cars! Students will learn how to command with the robot to speed up, spin, start or stop, see obstacles (or other robots) and follow their custom commands. Depending on skills progression, additional robots may be brought in for more challenges.

 

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McAuliffe – Game Design Microbit

Game Design & Coding – Micro:bit & more:

  • Tuesdays
  • September 19th - November 17th
    (NO after school enrichment classes the week of October 22nd)
  • 4:05-5:35
  • $175 per student (includes a $25/student materials fee for a take home Micro:bit game board)
  • Minimum # = 6/Maximum # = 15
  • 6th-8th graders

Students will receive a Micro:bit game board to keep, and will learn how to code it for multiple games. Coding can be built using a block editor, mobile apps, or Python. Classes will teach students coding in each programming system.

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that lets you get creative with digital technology. Each order contains just the micro:bit board. You can code, customize and control your micro:bit from anywhere! You can use your micro:bit for all sorts of unique creations, from robots to musical instruments and more. At half the size of a credit card, you will be surprised at the amount of hardware each board is equipped with, including 25 red LED lights that can flash messages. There are two programmable buttons that can be used to control games or pause and skip songs on a playlist. The micro:bit can even detect motion and tell you which direction you’re heading. It can also use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to interact with other devices and the Internet. (Class fee includes a $25/student take home kit fee).

Learn beginning coding and code a game for your pocket!

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Compass Montessori in Golden-JavaScript Apps-2018 Sept

  • Where: Compass Montessori Farm School, 4441 Salvia St, Golden, CO 80403
  • Grades: 7th-9th 
  • Time: 3:15 pm-4:45 pm (1.5 hours)
  • Day: Thursdays
  • Dates: Session 1: week of Sept. 27-Oct. 25 (5 weeks)
  • $145/student
  • Size:  Minimum = 4 students / Maximum = 15 students

Course:

Beginning JavaScript:

Apps Design Line Coding - JavaScript

“Line up” your days with CodeSpire, learning how to type in a computer’s command line interface (CLI), building apps. We will build apps that we can download and play on phones and tablets.  We will learn basic JavaScript syntax as we build apps that we can download and play on phones and tablets. All classes will be hands-on, collaborating with classmates as each student learns and applies JavaScript code.

This is the perfect course to begin learning line coding in JavaScript. The syllabus has unique content approved for upper elementary through middle levels. Student must have keyboarding skills.

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