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Game Design 101

Looking for one of the hottest after school programs in the Sioux Falls area? You’ve got it with Coding for Kids, an innovative course featuring video game design and computer programming for kids in grades 3-5. These fun classes are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, like figuring out how things work or simply love technology. In Coding for Kids, your son or daughter will have a blast creating video games and animated stories. You don’t even have to mention all the cool skills he or she is learning along the way: basic coding and programming, problem solving, logic, physics and more. (We’ll never tell!) At Sylvan Learning of Sioux Falls, we offer several Coding for Kids courses for your aspiring programmer, including Game Design 101 and 102. Your child doesn’t need any previous programming experience to take Game Design 101. It’s a great way to get kids psyched about learning cool STEM skills. How Coding for Kids worksTypically, in these eight-week game design courses, kids come to Sylvan of Sioux Falls for one hour each week. Every class has a distinct objective and outcome, so your future computer whiz will work toward a goal and feel a great sense of accomplishment. During each session, your son or daughter: Learns how to create characters, animations, sounds and special effects using kid-friendly Tynker™ technology. Develops mini-stories and builds the skills to design a final video game that he or she can play with friends. Experiments and troubleshoots on his or her programming project, developing important problem solving, logic and computational skills. Collaborates with other kids to challenge and learn from each other — making friends along the way. More reasons your child (and you!) will love programming for kids: Cool, interactive projects with highly visual and intuitive activities for kids (there’s no writing line after line of code). A low stress setting in which your child works at his or her own pace with the support and encouragement of a teacher. Our advanced technology platform with complex games, backgrounds and graphics (there’s a serious cool factor!). Academic impact with content that aligns with school curriculum, including Common Core standards. Life-long impact with 21st century skills: problem solving, logic, basic coding and more.

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May 20, 2015

11:30AM - 12:30PM

Add to Calendar 05/20/201511:30 AM 05/20/201512:30 PM America/Chicago Game Design 101 Looking for one of the hottest after school programs in the Sioux Falls area? You’ve got it with Coding for Kids, an innovative course featuring video game... More info at www.thehoodmagazine.com/events/62682/game-design-101 Sylvan Learning of Sioux Falls 4816 S Technopolis Drive , Sioux Falls, SD 57106 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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$199.00

Ages 7-9 Sioux Falls

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