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      Code & Invent with Micro:bit Block Editor, [Ages 10-13], 31 Mar - 19 May (Sun 1:00PM) @ East Coast in Singapore

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      March 31, 2019

      Sunday   1:00 PM

      #08-03 Parkway Centre , 1 Marine Parade Central
      Singapore, Singapore

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      Code & Invent with Micro:bit Block Editor, [Ages 10-13], 31 Mar - 19 May (Sun 1:00PM) @ East Coast

      Learn to code with code blocks & invent actual gadgets with your own micro-computer!How does a traffic light know when to turn green? By the end of this course, kids are not only introduced to important programming concepts via a gentle visual programming interface, they will also understand how everyday objects are a mix of both hardware & software & go on to create their very own inventions. The possibilities are ENDLESS! Keepin' it Short & SnappyFor kids ages 10-138 weeks 2h/week (16 hours in total)Coding + Hands-OnRequires Start with ScratchVisual coding interface: Perfect for younger kidsContinue the Learning: Take home your micro:bit   "My kids had a blast & came home armed with knowledge & information which they were excited to share with us." - Joanne, Parent This is a BBC micro:bit.It's a "pocket-sized micro-computer" designed by BBC for computer education in the UK that allows kids to create super cool inventions. Kids are introduced to an easy to use block editor, to create their own...Message Display - S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y-K-I-D-S!Electronic Sheep Counter!A Handheld Game that times how fast your reaction is! Kids learn not only to code, but to apply their new found programming superpowers on a variety of real world projects. This all culminates in an unstructured problem solving case where, with a'lil creativity & good ol' elbow grease, kids help their teacher design & invent solutions to solve common problems a teacher always faces. Oh! The Stuff you'll learn!What's a micro:bit & Block EditorUnderstanding & Flashing the micro:bitRepetition & Sequences to display your digital patternThis way up! Sensing with the accelerometerVariables: Store & keep the scoreGame & Music BlocksCreate your own projectsShare & Present!  Life Skills LearntLogical ThinkingProblem SolvingDesign ThinkingPresentation Skills  PedagogyNo lectures. No memorisation. No ONE right answer. Like real life, we're all about trying things out, failing, figuring what went wrong & trying again. These are the skills & mindset that will last a lifetime. Let's get kids to learn how to learn.Because the kids who learn to learn become curious, inventive, resourceful human beings who solve real world problems to make meaningful impact. Parents love us"...and for the first time he is not running to play other people's creations but his own... I am absolutely delighted in the 'mindset' change in my son's attitude." - Emma, Parent "Thank you for a wonderful and exciting enrichment program that is so much more than academics.. it's fun but for me as a mum, an important future skill set for my son."- Rachel, Parent  Got more questions on this course of awesomeness?Read our FAQ section below!Call us & we'll call you back! +65 3159 0980Email us! Frequently Asked Questions1. My child is new to computers & programming. Will he/she be able to follow?The micro:bit Block Editor is perfect for beginners because the visual interface helps kids to understand programming concepts without the hassle and distraction of typing & learning the “right words” to type. 2. My child is younger than 7. Can he/she join?The micro:bit with Block Editor workshop is recommended for 7-13 year olds. If your child is below 7, please check out Tiny Techies (with BeeBot and Scratch Junior). 3. I’ve enrolled my child, what will he/she need to bring?We’ll provide all equipment and materials, but you may want to bring a jacket and light snacks in case he/she gets hungry. 4. Will my child be able to bring his / her projects home?You’ll get to take home your micro:bit essentials kit (which includes a micro:bit, microB USB cable for power/programming and 2 x AAA battery holder for mobile power). You can also take home your code files so that you can re-load your projects onto your micro:bit once you’re home! There’s a tonne of stuff you can build with your micro:bit, stuff you can find around the house and your creativity! We’ll be doing some projects in class where we’ll use additional components and materials - e.g. the micro:bit car. If you want to take home your micro:bit car kit, ask the teacher at the end of class and you can purchase a kit on the last day.Some kids like to take their code home every day, in which case you can bring a thumb drive to save your projects. But it’s not essential, as we’ll email you your code files at the end of the course.Please note:This workshop will proceed with a minimum of 4 tickets sold. We will inform you in advance if the workshop is cancelled. Refunds will be made accordingly. Unless otherwise notified, the workshop will go ahead.We will be filming and taking photographs of the children in our workshop. By registering a child's attendance at this workshop, parents/guardians grant Saturday Kids a perpetual licence to use the student's work, photographs or videos of the student, and other materials for purposes such as publicising or promoting our workshops/events and the students’ accomplishments on Saturday Kids' website or on our partners' websites.

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