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Online Coding (CNY)

Ages 8+ years

8-19 February 2021

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.
  • If your child (age 8-10) has enrolled all the programmes of 8-10 age group before, your child can enrol programmes of 10-12 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

Scratch 3.0  

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.

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First Steps in Coding

First Steps in Coding

Learn HTML, CSS and JavaScript, the fundamental languages that real-world developers use to create websites and web-based applications. Students will do hands-on coding exercises to gain a sharper understanding on the building blocks of website development, including coding posters, trivia games and their personalised websites.

They will end the course with a tech portfolio of the projects they’ve started and created, and will be able to use their new skills to move onto more complex projects in the future.

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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

 

Digital Character Creation

Digital Character Creation

Get an immersive experience on animation and digital creations! Students in this camp will have a blast transforming their imagination into reality whether they are interested in creating a friendly digital unicorn or a scary three-headed, fire-spewing dragon. They will learn about HTML, CSS and JavaScript coding languages as well as explore programming fundamentals. Students will apply these concepts to bring their designs to life and fully customise their pet, creature or character to give it a unique personality, appearance, and behaviour. 

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Roblox Game Design

Roblox Game Design

Learn to create fun 3D games, from jumping across platformers to engaging with an interactive world. In this camp, students will use the world-famous ROBLOX® Studio to design and develop their own games.

Students will use programming logic like function, loops, and conditions to customise and develop an engaging story that captures the player’s interest, and design heroes that take on the interactive world.

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

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Build Your Own Fashion Brand

Fashion Brand

Explore the digital side of fashion and brand identity! Students will combine their creativity, problem-solving skills, and entrepreneurial spirit to design and showcase their own fashion brands. By defining target audiences, developing inspiration boards and creating informed digital brand identities, they will learn how to organise and translate their vision into a design for a real HTML and CSS coded website. Content will include a custom logo, brand guide, colour palettes, mission statement and more. This online portfolio will draw attention to students’ work and reflect their unique fashion brand identities. All skill levels are welcome.

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12+ 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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Tech Entrepreneur

Tech Entrepreneur

Explore cutting-edge new technology to build a business idea. Learn the same tech empowering the tech companies of today.

In this camp, students will have the opportunity to let their creative energy, problem-solving skills, and entrepreneurial spirit shine! They will first learn how to use and work with coding languages HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Students will then be working independently or in small teams to develop a business plan, company brand, and digital online presence. They will define a real-world problem and, through design thinking activities and their newly acquired coding skills, will design and prototype a working tech solution

View Students' Work:

Cheuk's Solar Powered Batteries

Maxwell's Blue Bottle

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