Through Sigma Coding classes, students are able to explore topics not typically covered in traditional curricula. These topics include computer science, which can then be applied through stand-alone programming, web development, mobile app creation, and robotics. The goal of our courses is to expose students to a wide variety of STEM topics (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) so that they can compete in an increasingly technological world.
Level 1 Junior Programming
Grades K - 2nd
This class is an introduction to programming for young learners. Students will develop a love for programming in this class by learning programming logic while having fun. Students will learn motion, loops, talking, characters, and more. This class will also develop students writing and reading. We will also discuss internet safety. Each student will receive a workbook. Programming will be done on tablets.
Level 2 Junior Programming
Grades K - 2nd
This class is a continuation of Level 1 Junior programming. Students will continue to learn about sequences and the logic behind programming. They will make several multi-step games and educational programs. Students will develop a love for programming in this class by learning programming logic while having fun. Students will learn broadcasting, loops, events, and graphic design. This class will also develop students writing and reading. We will also discuss internet safety and binary. Each student will receive a workbook. Programming will be done on tablets.
Web Development Part 1 - 4
Grades 3rd - 5th
Web development encompasses all of the programming necessary for web sites. In the beginning class, students will lean about front-end web development in HTML, which is one of the languages web browsers understand. HTML focuses on the visual aspect of web design, including fonts, images, tables, and arranging objects on a page. This is a great intro class for students because of the visual aspect. This is also a great next step for student who have taken Scratch or have some programming experience. Students will have a clear understanding of HTML tags and how to create basic web sites. Students will receive a workbook and USB drive. In further courses students will learn CSS and Java Script.