Introduction to Coding with Python Workshop

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August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Location: Children’s Program Room

We live in the information age. Just like the steam engine and the power loom were the engines of the industrial revolution, the computer is the engine that drives the information revolution. Computers driven by programs that we write are the best tools that we have today to process information. To fully use computers, we have to learn to program them and Python is a versatile, modern programming language that you can use to write an app, build a website, analyze data, control a robot or even build a self driving car.

Dates/Register:

This program is for ages 16 through adult and spans 5 weeks. Please make yourself available to attend all 5 sessions once registered. Workshop dates: Tuesday, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, and August 27 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.

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You will learn to:

  • Write simple programs in Python – which is a powerful modern computer programming language
  • Experience the power of writing programs to make computers perform tasks for you
  • Develop the precision required to communicate with computers which will give you an insight into more structured ways to think and communicate
  • Develop computational thinking skills
  • Discover the pleasure of finding things out by exploring interesting problems through programs you write

Prerequisites:

No prior computer or programming knowledge required. Familiarity with a computer keyboard is helpful. Twelve library laptops will be available on a first come, first serve basis, so please try to bring your own device if possible.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Varghese John (VJ) is an experienced technologist with extensive scientific research experience and a love for learning and teaching science, technology and mathematics. He has led large global technology teams delivering innovative solutions to complex problems for leading financial service organizations. VJ is passionate about STEM education has worked with people from diverse backgrounds enabling them to discover a love for learning and helping them achieve their educational goals.

Details

Date:
August 6
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Children’s Program Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003