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Online Coding (October Camps)

19 October - 23 October 2020

Ages 8-14 years

Learning to code will increase your child’s odds of securing a lucrative STEM career, especially in a world where computing jobs are growing at over twice the national average. So, let's unlock new tech skills and soft skills by joining one of our popular courses.

  • Stay at home, learn at home!

  • Plan, design and formulate ideas on what students want to build

  • Develop creativity by designing video games and Apps

  • Improve presentation and collaboration skills

  • Polish problem-solving, critical thinking and entrepreneurship skills

  • Learn new digital skills, build their own projects and grow tech portfolio
  • In terms of progression, your child may choose any programmes within their age group.

Please note that the online course registration is only completed when your child's/a student email is sent to language@esf.org.hk for setting up the online platform; you will also need a computer for Coding Programmes (Tablets are not acceptable).

8-10 Years Old

 

Scratch 3.0: Build your own 2D Arcade Games

 

Get a great introduction to computer programming with the Scratch coding camp! Using the new and improved Scratch 3.0, they will learn the basics of game design and character animation in a sophisticated, yet easy to learn environment. They will make 2D arcade games with multiple animated characters that can be played with friends. Using new code blocks in Scratch, they will also explore making art with code. No prior experience necessary. All skill levels are welcome.

At the end of the course, students will have created their own business plan, coded an online presence with a mobile-friendly website and built a presentation to pitch their business idea.

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Magic, Myths and Monsters

Magic

Students will be introduced to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript by developing several mini-games all around the theme of magic, potions, dragons and even flying brooms. Students will build skills in design and game programming. Each of the projects can be saved, shared and customized for further learning.

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10 -12 Years Old

 

Roblox Game Design

 

As one of the most popular gaming platforms in recent years, Roblox has captured the imagination and creativity of campers world wide. Using a unique structured approach, campers learn how to think about game development like real-world professionals. Level up your game design skills and learn to think creatively about designing worlds Students create themes, storylines, objectives, goals, and more, then publish their games for others to play. Advanced students dive into more complex Lua coding to customise their games further.

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Mobile App Development with Thunkable

 Mobile App Development with Thunkable

This camp is specially designed to build students’ programming knowledge and provide them with a good understanding of the principles of app development. Using Thunkable, a platform for building Android and IOS mobile apps, students will code and tap into their creativity and problem-solving skills. They will learn how to build great user experience and will be tasked to custom design and create their own handheld application. At the end of the camp, they will have fully functional apps and games for their phones and tablets which they can also share with their family and friends.

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12-14 Years Old

 

Mobile App Game Development

 Mobile App Development (game)

Code and develop your own mobile app games! Students will get to build their knowledge on programming languages HTML, CSS and JavaScript that will allow them to build a variety of tech projects from websites and 2D games to apps. As students focus on the basics and principles of app and game development, they will work towards creating a hybrid, web-based app. They will also learn User Experience and User Interface designs to understand what great experience and apps look like. Students will finish the camp with a wiki app on any of their interests and an app game, and can both be used on any device.

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Building AI

 AI

What makes humans different from robots? In what ways are they similar? Learn about the design and programming behind modern digital assistant software like Alexa, Siri, and Cortana applied within the context of in-car navigation. In this camp, students will explore the fundamentals of programming and will use HTML and JavaScript codes to build their own artificial intelligence personality that can answer questions, complete requests, and chat about topics of their choosing.

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