AS-PYN-101-BRL-SP19-01 | Brookline
Date: 5/11 - 6/29 (2019)
(5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29)
Time: Saturday EST | 10:45am-12:30pm
Python is a high-level programming language and one of the most popular in the world. It is powerful, fast, and can be found everywhere. Python is also user-friendly and easy to learn. It was selected the Programming Language of the Year in 2007 and 2010. Many large organizations use Python , like NASA, Google, Wikipedia and Yahoo! to name a few. Moreover, the famous social networking site Reddit is written entirely in Python.
Though it is a strong language, it is very friendly for programming beginners. Students can easily pick up Python whether they are a first time programmer or they have experienced with other languages.
Why kids need to learn Python:
Python is an easy-to-learn programming language that helps students to think creatively and logically. As one of the fourth popular programming languages in the world, there is an increasing demand for Python talents. According to the K-12 CSTA computer science standards, building computational thinking ability, computing practice and programming ability is increasingly important for the K-12 education. Python is a perfect learning tool that combines math knowledge with computer science.
1. Build a Python based program by using the loops and functions.
2. Understand the Python 3.0 environment and basic knowledge of Python.
3. Gain basic data analysis ability.
4. Cultivate logical thinking ability and programming mindset.