FACE-TO-FACE ARDUINO SATURDAY CLASSES FOR 9-14 YEARS OLD

Next entry: Saturday 6 November 2021. See full calendar below.
From 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
 
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¥2.200,00¥12.000,00

Age : 9-14
Skills : All levels
Location : London
- Belgravia
How long : From 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
When : Next entry: Saturday 6 November 2021. See full calendar below.

FACE-TO-FACE ARDUINO SATURDAY CLASSES FOR 9-14 YEARS OLD

IMPORTANT: ***PLEASE READ BEFORE BOOKING THIS CLASS***

  1. Book this camp only if you agree to our Terms & Conditions.
  2. For the avoidance of doubt, in the event of a national or local lockdown, imposition of any restrictive tiers, we will issue credit notes. We will not process a refund. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  3. Our normal cancellation policy will be applied if a parent cancels their booking (s). NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

***FACE-TO-FACE ARDUINO SATURDAY CLASSES WITH BRAND NEW TOPICS, PROJECTS AND DISCUSSIONS***

Frequency: Every Saturday. See our 2021-22 calendar here.

Attendance: Children are expected to attend on a weekly basis (rollover sessions are available in line with the selected package).

Time: From 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm.

Location: SCI. 14 Belgrave Square. Belgravia. SW1X 8PS.

Tutor-Child Ratio: 1:10 (strictly minimum 5 children, maximum 10 children). We will offer you an alternative course if the course is fully booked or if the course does not open or if at any time during the term there are less than five children enrolled until the end of the term.

Resources for the session: Children will need to have access to stationery, including pens or pencils and paper. We also provide the Arduino kit and a laptop.

Non-contact registration and dismissal procedure: Children are registered and dismissed using our exclusive non-contact Security code system. Our registration and dismissal process takes place outside the venue. No exceptions.

What is Arduino? Arduino is an electronic platform that uses a micro-controller and the software used to programme it. Arduino is designed to make electronics more accessible. 

What is the purpose of coding? Coding is considered a basic but fundamental literacy skill within the digital age. Therefore, it is paramount for children to learn and have a good understanding of how coding and computer science work so they will also be able to understand how technology works and how technology continually evolves around us.

The importance of learning how to code at a young age:  Coding and programming in schools are becoming a central concept in many academic institutions these days. Aside from the practical impact of coding and programming for future studies and professional careers. For both, the academic and non-academic performance of children, coding tends to make a positive impact. Several educational institutions now introduce coding in their curriculum, including universities. Nowadays, it became apparent the world has become more dependent on technology nowadays, and knowledge of coding is an advantage in the professional world.

About this course: This face-to-face Saturday course has been designed for children to enjoy, have fun and learn. Our face-to-face autumn courses are small to enable tutors and children greater scope for interaction, dialogue, questions and answers. We integrate electronics with mechanical engineering, computer engineering, systems engineering and control engineering. Children develop the ability to integrate electronics, control, software and mechanical engineering while having fun. The course is tailored to provide children with a unique learning experience in mechanical engineering and electronics with additional multidisciplinary contribution from the field of coding using Arduino. 

What we teach:  This face-to-face course has been designed for children to enjoy, have fun and learn. Our face-to-face coding (Arduino) autumn courses are small. The rationale behind having small groups is to enable tutors and children greater scope for interaction, dialogue, questions and answers. We also stimulate children to be creative. We teach children to learn how to identify a problem and look for a solution. We also foster the development of resilience. Sometimes, some children tend to give up easily. We teach children that they need to try for alternate solutions to a given problem in a logical and creative way.

Academic impact: Coding and programming help children learn mathematics, in a practical way, since they start to visualise abstract concepts. Children are encouraged to see the real-world application of mathematics instead of relying solely on abstract figures that sometimes they cannot relate to. Children might also improve in writing because of the development of coding skills. Children learn the value of planning before starting a task. They also learn how to be concise but accurate.

Differentiation: At Richer Education, we understand that ‘one size does not fit all‘. Therefore, our tutors and mentors differentiate the content of our sessions. We ensure that all children, regardless of their level of knowledge, are engaged at the appropriate level and pace.

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