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Happy Coding with Scratch

Python Programming

Happy Coding with Python

Roblox-Studio

Happy Coding with Roblox Studio

Happy Robotics with Ozobots

Happy Robotics with EV3 Robots

Python Programming

Happy Robotics with EV3 Robots and Python

Minecraft

Happy Coding Python - Minecraft Seymour Island Adventure

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Happy Code- Scratch and VEXcode VR Edition!

Girls' Coding

Girls' Coding Expedition: Scratch and VEXcode VR Edition!

Money Skills Bootcamp Journey to Financial Freedom

High School and Young Adult Program

Money Skills Bootcamp: Journey to Financial Freedom

Happy Coding - Beginners​

Technology used: Coding for beginners with code.org, Scratch JR and Kodable. Requested tech are: wifi and a smartboard with HDMI Cable connection.

Grades:

K-2 Description:

Happy Code Club presents: Happy Coding – Digital Arts. Join us for an engaging class where your children delve into the world of game design using popular visual programming apps like Scratch Jr., code.org, and Kodable. Throughout this immersive experience in digital arts, they’ll craft games, puzzles, and stories while gaining an early grasp of coding principles. Moreover, they’ll develop problem-solving skills by identifying and rectifying errors in computer programs through the process of ‘debugging.’ This journey will kickstart their understanding of computational thinking and equip them with essential problem-solving abilities. Encourage your child to become a creator; every day brings new discoveries, and the fun never ends!

Requirements: IPADS or Tablets (not provided) with access to wifi or with Scratchjr app installed. Troubleshooting guide for scratchjr is here.

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Happy Coding With Scratch

Technologies: Coding with Scratch.mit.edu using a chromebook. Requested tech are: wifi and a smartboard with HDMI Cable connection.

Grades: 3-5

Description:

Happy Code Club presents: Intro to Coding with Scratch. Dive headfirst into the world of coding with Scratch, the beginner-friendly programming language! In this class, you’ll effortlessly craft games, art, and music, even if you’ve never coded before. With something to captivate everyone’s interest, this class is perfect for game enthusiasts of all kinds. Get ready to develop exciting projects like Platformers, Mazes, and Chatbots. Explore musical ventures where you’ll program instruments and vocalists, and unleash your creativity with code-generated art. The computer science principles you’ll grasp here will serve as a solid foundation for future coding endeavors. Discover the art of problem-solving by breaking down complex tasks into manageable components, ultimately creating shareable games and projects. From the very first moment to the final seconds, it’s an exhilarating journey of fun and learning

Python Programming

Happy Coding With Python

Technologies: Coding with Python in trinket.io. Any computer including chromebooks can be used. Ipads can be used with an attached keyboard only. Requested tech are: wifi and a smartboard with HDMI Cable connection.

Grades: 5+

Description:
Happy Code Club presents: Coding Games with Python Coding a program where the world of coding and game design unleashes your child’s creativity and problem-solving abilities! Students will dive headfirst into the world of programming using one of the most powerful and versatile languages out there. Python isn’t just any coding language – it’s the secret sauce behind some of the biggest names in tech, like YouTube and Google. And the best part? It’s super easy to learn, making it perfect for young learners like
yours.

Your child will roll up their sleeves and get hands-on experience creating their own games using Python on an easy to use interface that you can also take home. From
classic favorites like rock, paper, scissors to exciting challenges like turtle races and secret message encryption, the possibilities are endless. Each project is designed to be beginner-friendly, providing a smooth transition into more advanced computer science
concepts.

But that’s not all – your child will also learn the invaluable skill of debugging, where they’ll problem-solve and fix errors in their code like a pro. And here’s a pro tip: the skills they learn each week will build upon each other, so regular attendance is key to success!

No prior experience is required! Well, as long as they can follow written and visual instructions and pay attention to detail, they’ll fit right in. It’s all part of the coding process!

Get an edge in the ever-evolving world of technology, it’ll be game-changing!

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Happy Coding with Roblox Studio

Technologies: 3D Modeling using Roblox Studio (free download). Windows (available) or Mac computers. We request the use of a smartboard and or Monitor and wifi.

Grades: 3+

Class Description
Happy Code Club presents our 3D Modeling and Game Design program featuring the powerful Roblox Studio Game Engine. Your child will embark on an exciting journey into the world of game development, learning the ins and outs of 3D modeling and game design through a series of engaging projects.

From conquering obstacle courses to crafting their own unique game worlds, your child will dive deep into the world of game design, learning how to bring their ideas to life using Roblox Studio. They’ll master the art of modeling objects, adding code to animate game characters, and
creating immersive gameplay experiences that will leave them and their friends amazed.

But that’s not all – your child will also get hands-on experience with Lua scripting, the language behind Roblox Studio, as they add exciting gameplay elements like traps and special features to their games.

And here’s the best part: when their projects are completed, your child will have the opportunity to showcase their creations to their peers on the last day of class or share them on the Roblox Platform for all to see!. Plus, they’ll get to keep access to their coding studio and games even after the course ends, so they can continue learning and enjoying their creations at home. (A windows of mac computer is required)

No experience is required, it’ll be an adventure they’ll never forget!

Note: Some testing prior to the start is required. Technology Requirements: Windows
computers with a Scroll mouse are required. No chromebooks or tablets can be used.
Roblox studio must be installed and tested prior to class, Roblox installation Roblox Studio
troubleshooting for schools 

Happy Robotics With Ozobots

Technologies used: Ozobots bit or evo with Ozoblockly (provided). We request the use of a smartboard or monitor and wifi.

Grades: K-2

Description:
Happy Code Club introduces our exciting robot programming program featuring Ozobots – adorable little robots capable of doing some seriously cool stuff! Your child will dive into the world of programming using Ozocodes – colorful codes drawn on paper that tell the robot exactly what to do when it sees them. It’s like magic!

 

But here’s where the fun really begins: your child will get to create their very own mazes using these codes, and then watch in amazement as their robot navigates through them with precision. From speeding through twists and turns to avoiding dead ends, your child will be on the edge of their seat as they guide their robot to the finish line!

But wait, there’s more! Through these engaging activities, your child will not only learn the basics of programming, but they’ll also discover just how creative and imaginative it can be to program a robot.

So, whether your child has tried a coding or robots class before or is a complete beginner, they’re guaranteed to have a blast from the moment they walk through the
door to the very last minute of the class and even make a new friend here!

Prerequisites: None

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Happy Robotics With EV3 Robots

Technologies: Lego EV3 Robot kit per pair of students. Coding software on a chromebook or ipad pre-installed. We request the use of a smartboard and wifi

Grades: 3+

Description:
Happy Code Club introduces the exciting world of robotics! Where students partner as teammates of an EV3 Mindstorm Robot, equipped with motors, wheels, sensors, and even sounds. These robots aren’t just machines – they’re marvels of modern technology, capable of navigating and interacting with the world around them in ways that will leave you amazed.

In exciting robotics class, your child will become part of a dynamic duo, teaming up with a partner to tackle First Lego League missions. These missions aren’t just tasks – they’re thrilling challenges that will teach your child the ins and outs of robot mastery. From programming the robot’s movements to making it talk or play a tune, the possibilities are endless for budding engineers!

But here’s the best part: No experience is needed! Learning to code these robots is as easy as pie. The robots use coding blocks which are designed to be intuitive, making it a breeze for kids to send instructions to their robots. It’s like playing with virtual building blocks – but way cooler!

Python Programming

Happy Robotics With EV3 Robots And Python

Grades 5+

Technologies used: EV3 Robots, Micropython, Microsoft Visual Studio, Windows or Mac Computers.

Join us for an electrifying journey through our Python for EV3 Robots class. We will compare the old Scratch based programming to how you can program a robot with Python.

In this hands-on adventure, you’ll dive deep into programming your EV3 with Python, the language of choice for tech enthusiasts worldwide. Unleash your creativity as you tackle a series of thrilling challenges, from crafting scripts to manage items and designing tools for harvesting, to creating interactive touch events and implementing upgrade systems. You should already know some Python programming but not be an expert either. All you need is some basic programming knowledge, particularly paying attention to the syntax rules and finding bugs in the code.

But that’s not all! Along the way, you’ll discover the power of Microsoft Visual Studio Code, a free, open-source platform compatible with Windows, MacOS, and Linux. With its user-friendly interface and seamless integration with Python, you’ll be writing and running scripts for your EV3 in no time. So, grab one of our robots and let’s dive into the exciting world of Python and robotics together!

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Happy Coding Python - Minecraft Seymour Island Adventure​

Grades 4+

Technologies used: MakeCode Python, Python and Azure Notebooks. Chromebooks or Windows with Minecraft Education Installed

Happy Code Club Presents- Happy Coding in Python – Seymour Island Adventure

Description:
Embark on an epic coding journey with Seymour Island, a thrilling Minecraft Education world designed for students in grades 4 and up! Dive into the high seas alongside Captain Papert, but beware – a shipwreck awaits, leading you to the mysterious Seymour Island. Navigate through the island’s sewer system to uncover its secrets and embark on eight exciting coding tasks and five thrilling cryptography challenges. With options for both MakeCode blocks and Python coding, Seymour Island caters to a wide range of ages and skill levels, making it the perfect introduction to Python coding for beginners and seasoned adventurers alike.

In this immersive after-school class, students have the freedom to tackle coding and cryptography tasks in any order they choose. From beginner to advanced levels, each challenge offers a unique opportunity to hone coding skills while exploring the island’s captivating storyline. Using the teacher phone, instructors can teleport students to different parts of the island, track their progress in real-time, and even view the world through the students’ eyes. Plus, don’t miss the exciting side quest featuring five intriguing cryptographic ciphers, adding an extra layer of mystery and excitement to the adventure. Join us on Seymour Island for an unforgettable coding expedition where creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork reign supreme!

Girls' Coding

Girls' Coding Expedition: Scratch And VEXcode VR Edition!​

Grades 4+

Technologies used: Scratch.mit, Vexcode VR, Micropython, Chromebooks, Windows or Mac Computers.

Join us for an empowering coding adventure tailored specifically for girls. Research shows that girls who receive early exposure to coding are three times as likely to experience success in STEM fields in College and Career.

Students will code in Scratch and VEXcode VR where they dive into the world of coding with Scratch, a beginner-friendly programming language perfect for crafting games, art, and music. Led by our expert Coding Instructors, students will create projects like Platformers, Mazes, and Chatbots, regardless of their coding experience. With a focus on problem-solving and creative expression, students will develop foundational computer science skills that will serve them well in their coding journey.

In addition to mastering Scratch, students will also tackle robotics challenges using VEXcode VR. Harnessing the power of Scratch Blocks, students will code virtual robots equipped with sensors, perfect for solving mazes and creating captivating drawings. Students will conquer coding challenges in a dynamic virtual playground, exploring grid maps, art canvases, and challenging mazes. From mastering basic robot movements to tackling advanced challenges, students will expand their coding prowess and develop critical thinking skills in a supportive and engaging environment.

Whether you’re a coding novice or a seasoned programmer, this class offers something for everyone. Join us on this exhilarating journey of fun and learning, where creativity knows no bounds and every coding challenge is a new opportunity for discovery!

Money Skills Bootcamp Journey to Financial Freedom

High School And Young Adult Program Money Skills Bootcamp: Journey to Financial Freedom​

For Grades: 9-12

Technologies Used: chromebooks or desktops in any classroom that is equipped with a smart board. Chromebooks are available for loan for the day.

Description:
Ever thought about securing your financial future, maybe even reaching millionaire status and living your dream lifestyle? It’s not just a fantasy – it’s within reach with our investing program.

Let’s start with index funds – they’re like planting seeds for your money’s growth, steadily increasing your wealth over time. And the best part? You don’t need a huge sum to begin. Whether you’re working part-time or full-time, financial independence is possible.

But there’s more to wealth-building than luck. Ever wondered how the wealthy got that way? We’ll uncover the secrets of value investing, strategies that can transform ordinary earners into financial success stories.

Imagine having control over your own brokerage account, making strategic moves in the stock market. And you don’t need a finance degree or a trust fund to get started. Just a desire to learn and a willingness to dive in. Our program offers an interactive experience where you can practice trading in a Stock Simulator – it’s like a real-life game with tangible rewards.

Say goodbye to living paycheck to paycheck and hello to a future where your money works for you. Join us on this journey toward financial freedom, and let’s turn your dreams into reality.

Happy Coding with Brittany-

GRADES 1-2 STARTS DECEMBER 15. EVERY TUESDAY AT 6 PM FOR 4 WEEKS. FREE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, HOMESCHOOLS.

GRADES K

Hello everyone! My name is Brittany, and I am a Co-founder and instructor for Happy Code Club. In this class, we are going to learn the basics of Scratch to start your coding journey! We will break down coding concepts in a way that is easier to understand through a series of fun, creative, and engaging projects that are all created the way you want! It is your creative masterpiece. Students will have access to a recording for each class in case they want to rewatch the class or weren’t able to attend on a specific day. We will all learn coding together!
Technology required: Wifi, Chromebook, pc, or mac, two button mouse is recommended. (no tablets please). Registration is open through Dec 13 so don’t hesitate and register now. Please feel free to email brittany@happycodeclub.com if you have any questions, comments, or concerns!

Happy Coding with Brittany-

GRADES K STARTS DECEMBER 15. EVERY TUESDAY AT 5 PM FOR 4 WEEKS. FREE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, HOMESCHOOLS

GRADES K

Hello everyone! My name is Brittany, and I am a Co-founder and instructor for Happy Code Club. In this class, we are going to learn programming through a very kid-friendly app and other resources to get their brains thinking about code. We will create a variety of projects using basic block codes and play games that focus on problem solving and critical thinking. This program is designed to be the very first step in their coding journey without being overwhelming or too
advanced! We will all learn coding together!
Technology required: Tablet only. Registration is open through Dec 13 so don’t hesitate and register now. Please feel free to email brittany@happycodeclub.com if you have any questions, comments, or concerns!

Happy Coding with Brittany-

Game Design with Scratch Jr.

Grades: 3-5

Introduction to programming with Scratch will show you around the interface and have you making a fun project in minutes. This easy to learn program is super fun as it allows you to create artistic characters, scenes, and objects and animate them with computer code.
If you are curious about what coding is or simply want to try something new, this is a fun class to try. See why millions of students from around the world are sharing their awesome creations on the Scratch platform. The creations students make range from Stories, Games, animations, music and more! Get your creativity hats on and come and check this out!

Technology Requirements: Chromebooks or PC or Mac with wifi and a two button mouse recommended.

Links to class tools used Scratch Zoom Client installation

Prerequisites: No previous experience necessary. Ability to use a two button mouse; ability to hold objects on the screen and move them with left mouse button and keyboarding isrecommended.

Happy Coding with Fernando-

Intro to Game Design in Scratch

Grades: 3-5

Introduction to programming with Scratch will show you around the interface and have you making a fun project in minutes. This easy to learn program is super fun as it allows you to create artistic characters, scenes, and objects and animate them with computer code.
If you are curious about what coding is or simply want to try something new, this is a fun class to try. See why millions of students from around the world are sharing their awesome creations on the Scratch platform. The creations students make range from Stories, Games, animations, music and more! Get your creativity hats on and come and check this out!
Technology Requirements: Chromebooks or PC or Mac with wifi and a two button mouse recommended. Links to class tools used Scratch Zoom Client installation
Prerequisites: No previous experience necessary. Ability to use a two button mouse; ability to hold objects on the screen and move them with left mouse button and keyboarding is recommended.

Happy Coding

Winter Dates: Nov 30 – Jan 28

This winter join students from other schools in a zoom class that you can take from your school or home.
This after school club is free for public schools classrooms Grades 3-5 and it will be run for 6-8 weeks in Winter and Spring of 2021 Taught by Happy Code Club teachers with experience in various subjects including Scratch, Python, codehs.com, code.org, Robotics and more.
Winter Dates: Nov 30 – Jan 28

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