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Cost: $189
Materials Fee: $15 (payable at registration)
Dates and time: Jan. 19 and 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23, March 2, 9, 16 and 23 (10 Fridays), 4-5:45 p.m.
Explore the world of digital electronics!
Build circuits that flash lights, shift and make noise. Learn how electronic devices count and make decisions. Gain knowledge and practice using flip-flops, shift registers, binary numbers and digital logic. The class website will remain available after the course is over so that students can continue to experiment.
(Grades 2-5)
Each section of this course walks students through programming a different game, while explaining programming concepts as they arise. Students will start by sketching out what the final game will look like, before planning and coding the main parts of the program.
This course provides a hands-on, problem- solving approach to learning programming
and related concepts in computer science.
With this approach, we hope to cultivate students’ imaginations and make the computer- programming experience accessible.
Instructor: Eya Badal is a longtime software engineer who is currently pursuing an advanced software engineering degree. She has a knack for making difficult topics understandable.
Class Requirements: Tablet or laptop with a USB port and internet capability
Cost: $289
Dates and times:
Session 1: Jan. 20 and 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24, March 3, 10, 17 and 24 (10 Saturdays), 9-11 a.m.
Session 2: April 14, 21 and 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, June 2, 9 and 16 (10 Saturdays), 9-11 a.m.
Instructor: Michael Askins is a software engineer who has worked at Apple, NASA’s Ames Research Center and the De Anza College Planetarium.
Class Requirements: Smartphone, tablet or laptop with internet capability
Cost: $249
Materials Fee: $50 for hardware kit
(payable at registration)
Dates and time: March 2, 9, 16 and 23 (four Fridays), 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Room assignments will be posted online and sent to students in a confirmation email after registration.

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