Java Intro

Registration

Session 1: CLOSED
Organized by Seattle Advocates for Education
Questions? Email seattleadvocatesfe@gmail.com

Basic Info

Location: Classes will be online through Microsoft Teams | More info will be sent out before first class
Dates: Tuesdays & Fridays | Session 1: June 23rd, June 26th, June 30th, July 3rd, July 7th, July 10th, July 14th, July 17th
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Fee: $50 | contact us at seattleadvocatesfe@gmail.com for financial aid.
 
Target: 6th grade - 10th grade (6th graders must have previous coding experience)

Instructors: 

Trevor Kwan
Trevor is a junior at Newport High school. He first began programming in middle school with Python. Since then, he has become a lead programmer on two robotics teams, where he has gained extensive experience with Java for control systems programming. During his free time, Trevor likes to participate in hackathons, do photography, and video editing.
Nikhil Kagalwala
Nikhil Kagalwala is a rising senior at Newport High School who has always been interested in STEM. He wants to major in computer science in college and is familiar with Java and Python. To deepen his understanding, he is currently taking Harvard's introduction to computer science course called CS50. In his free time, he enjoys running, hiking, listening to music, and serving his youth board. 
Audrey Yip
Audrey is a senior at Issaquah High School. She is currently pursuing an Associates in Computer Engineering at Bellevue College in the Running Start Program. She has volunteered at Code Day as a mentor and has been a proactive member at Code Club since freshman year. She enjoys playing the violin, practicing gymnastics, and drawing.
Kevin Yip
Kevin is a sophomore at the University of Washington, majoring in Informatics. He has done multiple Datathons, and Dubstech Workshops, placing second runners-up in the 2nd UW Datathon. He has experience in Java, HTML, and R. His hobbies include playing the piano, hiking, and playing Forza.

Curriculum

*aligns with CSTA (Computer Science Teachers Association)

Java Intro (I) is an intensive, introductory course for students who have an interest in computer science and want to begin learning a programming language. The program consists of six-1.5 hour lessons designed to cover various concepts to introduce object-oriented programming. This course is designed to introduce students programming that can lead the way to future large-scale applications and software.

Topics: Computational thinking, print, syntax, debugging, variables, casting variables, data types, expressions, operators, booleans, control-flow: if-else statement, compound boolean expressions, scanner/input, methods, iteration: for and while loops, code analysis.

Prerequisites: Basic math concepts and knowledge such as basic arithmetic operation, remainder, comparison of integers + logical application

 

Materials:

  • Computer w/ install permissions

Questions? Email seattleadvocatesfe@gmail.com

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