Coding (Comp. Sci)

Similar to Piano instruction. JA students a course of coding during their pre-literacy stage of development. By using ScratchJr visual programming language designed to introduce programming skills to children ages 5–8. By creating projects in ScratchJr, young children can learn to think creatively and reason systematically, despite not being able to read

Intermediate students go on to utilize Scratch 3.0 Through Scratch 3.0 JA students learn the principles of coding including think creatively, reason systematically, and working collaboratively all while coding their own interactive stories, animations and video games.

Advance students continue with Scratch 3.0 while integrating the principles and applying them toward industry development languages including C++, C#, Python, Java, Visual Basic. They also learn the scripting languages of JavaScript, and HTML5 through w3schools.