Who: Children grades K-2
What: Free introductory coding class provided by Kodikas
When: Stay tuned for future dates!
Where: Children’s Nook at the Newtown Library Company, 114 E. Centre Ave., Newtown, PA 18940
Kodikas is providing free computer coding classes for children grades kindergarten through second grade at the Newtown Library Company. In the Children’s Nook section of the library, students will be provided with iPads for this fun introductory class.
From the Kodikas website:
Kodikas means “Code” in Greek. Kodikas is a new learning studio in Newtown, PA. We offer coding and creativity after-school programs and summer camps for kids. Kodikas is a powerful advocate of the STEM program and we are building a strong community by teaching coding one student at a time. Our MIT inspired curriculum along with various robotics, artificial intelligence, and fun creative games will help kids develop a learning mindset.
Kodikas has customized curriculum and small class-room size so your child gets focused attention by instructors to guide them. Kids will learn creative story telling, make their own games. All our instructors are background checked and knowledgeable in area of technology.
Coding is the behind scene language within each app, phone and website you use today. Coding is becoming integral part of many professions, as the world is going through digital transformation and will require solid digital skills. It’s been proven that learning to code reinforces math skills, helping kids visualize abstract concepts and apply math to real-world situations. It also teaches logical communication, strengthening both verbal and written skills.