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KCJ + LEARN

Kids Code Jeunesse and LEARN are offering two remote beginner computer programming courses IN ENGLISH for children between the ages of 7-12 who are in the English school system in Quebec (public, private, home schooled). Children will require a computer and Internet connection at home to access the virtual classroom where a trained computer programmer will teach a small group of children to code. A headset is also recommended.

Registration is open to students attending English public and private schools in Quebec.

Sessions starting MAY 7th are FULL. Registration for additional courses as well as our summer session will be available shortly.

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INTRODUCTION TO Scratch (5 days) 7-9 years old

INTRODUCTION TO HTML + CSS (5 days) 10-12 years old

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TIME: Scratch – 9:00-10:30 AM
HTML/CSS – 11:00-12:30 PM
DATES: Saturdays
May-June Session – May 7, 14, 28 June 4, & 11, 2016 (NO CLASS May 21)

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

Classes will take place using LEARN’s online classroom platform, Zenlive. In order to access Zenlive, you will need:

  • A computer (desktop or laptop) with high speed Internet access
  • Adobe Flash browser plugin
  • A computer headset (with microphone) or earphones are a must. You can purchase an inexpensive computer headset at BestBuy, The Source or Bureau en Gros.

A participant guide for Zenlive can be downloaded from the LEARN web site.

Two (2) short orientation sessions of 30 minutes will be held to make sure that your child can successfully connect to Zenlive. The first will be held on Thursday, May 5th at 7:30 pm and the second session will take place on Saturday, May 7th at 8:00 am (one hour before the first Scratch session begins). Please choose the orientation that best suits your schedule, but you MUST attend one of them. Details on how to connect to the orientation sessions as well as the classes will be sent once your registration is confirmed.


Over the course of the program, children build their own website, as well learn about computers, the Internet, basic computational thinking and programming.

For more information about Kids Code Jeunesse and their programs, please visit www.kidscodejeunesse.org.

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Updated: April 25, 2016, 1:46 PM