VEX IQ Robotics Mondays 6:30pm-7:30pm Grades 2nd-4th Begins October 30th
110.00

Session Dates: 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18

VEX IQ is a VEX robotics platform created to allow younger students to explore and enjoy the VEX robotics universe.  Students, working in pairs, will construct a variety of VEX robots including the TANK and the ClawBot.  

After building their bots students will learn how to program and control them through the ModKit programming language. Their programs will allow them to create user driven and autonomous programs to see if they can complete a variety of tasks similar to what they might do in a VEX IQ competition.

All eight, 60 minutes, sessions will take place at Code Play Learn, 132 N. Ridgeland, Oak Park IL 60302. Space is limited to the first 12 students.   

The listed grade levels are recommendations. Please use your best judgement, based on your child's level of experience.

Checkout this link for a quick overview about the 2015 VEX IQ competition.

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Kids Can Code Tuesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm Grades 1st-3rd Begins November 7th
105.00

Sessions: 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19

In our Kids Can Code class we use the SPHERO SPRK+ to explore and teach coding.  

Sphero allows students to explore programming through play.  With the SPRK+ students can learn the fundamentals of coding; events, if statements, loops and more. The best part is that the kids can see how their code worked immediately enabling them to evaluate what they did, what they thought would happen and what actually happened.

This Problem Based Learning approach enables each child to develop his or her ability to think creatively, work collaboratively and reason systematically.

All seven, 60 minutes, sessions will take place at Code Play Learn, 132 N. Ridgeland, Oak Park IL 60302. Space is limited to the first 12 students.   

The listed grade levels are recommendations. Please use your best judgement, based on your child's level of experience.

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Minecraft Modding Saturdays 1pm-2pm Grades 2nd-5th Begins November 4th
105.00

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Sessions: 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16
No Class 11/25

Code Play Learn is excited to offer our Minecraft Modding class for students in the 2nd-5th grades. This class is great for new and returning MODDERS.

Participants will build their own Mods for Minecraft using a graphical modding tool that allows them to create complex Mods and learn about the JAVA programming language. Once they build their own Mods, they can run them in their own Minecraft games. 

All six, 60 minutes, sessions will take place at Code Play Learn, 132 N. Ridgeland, Oak Park IL 60302. Space is limited to the first 12 students.   

The listed grade levels are recommendations. Please use your best judgement, based on your child's level of experience.

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Introduction to JAVA Coding w/Minecraft Mods Saturdays 2:30pm-3:30pm Grades 4th-8th Begins November 4th
105.00

Sessions: 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16
No Class 11/25

Code Play Learn is excited to offer our Introduction to JAVA Coding class.  Students using our tool will begin learning JAVA Coding using a Blocked based coding library. As we progress each week our Mods will use less Blocks to build our Mods and incorporate more scripting.  In the end students will be able to write their entire Mods using Scripts or a combination of Blocks and Scripts.

Participants will need their own Minecraft account and be familiar with playing Minecraft on a PC. Once they build their Mods we will test them in server space set aside just for their user. This class is ideal for new and returning students.

All six, 60 minutes sessions, will take place at Code Play Learn, 132 N. Ridgeland, Oak Park IL 60302. Space is limited to the first 12 students.   

The listed grade levels are recommendations. Please use your best judgement, based on your child's level of experience.

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Coding W/Sphero SPRK+  Mondays 4pm-5pm Grades 2nd-5th
130.00

Sessions: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6 NO Class 10/9
 

What is Sphero Sprk+

Sphero allows students in pairs to explore programming through play.  With the SPRK+ students can learn the fundamentals of coding; events, if statements, loops and more. The best part is that the kids can see how their code worked immediately enabling them to evaluate what they did, what they thought would happen and what actually happened.

This Problem Based Learning approach enables each child to develop his or her ability to think creatively, work collaboratively and reason systematically.

All eight, 60 minutes, sessions will take place at Code Play Learn, 132 N. Ridgeland, Oak Park IL 60302. Space is limited to the first 12 students.   

The listed grade levels are recommendations. Please use your best judgement, based on your child's level of experience.

Introduction to Python and Machine Learning Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm Grades 8th-12th
145.00

Sessions: 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25

Code Play Learn is excited to offer our Introduction to Python and Machine Learning for 8th-12th graders.  

Our course introduces students to the Python coding language and how machine learning works.  During this course students will get a fundamental understanding of how to code with Python, build algorithms to classify dataand use tools like Scikit-Learn.  Students do not need to have any programming experience to participate.

All eight, 60 minutes, sessions will take place at Code Play Learn, 132 N. Ridgeland Oak Park IL 60302. Space is limited to the first 12 students.   

The listed grade levels are recommendations. Please use your best judgement, based on your child's level of experience.

Minecraft Modding Saturdays 9am-10am Grades 2nd-5th Fall 17
130.00

Sessions: 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28
 

Code Play Learn is excited to offer our Minecraft Modding class for students in the 2nd-5th grades. This class is ideal for new and returning MODDERS.

Participants will build their own Mods for Minecraft using a graphical modding tool that allows them to create complex Mods and learn about the JAVA programming language. Once they build their own Mods, they can run them in their own Minecraft games. 

All eight, 60 minutes, sessions will take place at Code Play Learn, 132 N. Ridgeland, Oak Park IL 60302. Space is limited to the first 12 students.   

The listed grade levels are recommendations. Please use your best judgement, based on your child's level of experience.

Introduction to JAVA Coding w/Minecraft Mods Saturdays 10:30am-11:30am Grades 5th-8th Fall 17
135.00

Sessions: 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28

Code Play Learn is excited to offer our Introduction to JAVA Coding class.  Students using our tool will begin learning JAVA Coding using a Blocked based coding library.  As we progress each week our Mods will use less Blocks to build our Mods and incorporate more scripting.  In the end students will be able to write their entire Mods using Scripts or a combination of Blocks and Scripts.

Participants will need their own Minecraft account and be familiar with playing Minecraft on a PC. Once they build their Mods we will test them in server space set aside just for their user. This class is ideal for students in the 5th-9th grades.

All eight 60 minutes sessions will take place at Code Play Learn, 132 N. Ridgeland, Oak Park IL 60302. Space is limited to the first 12 students.   

The listed grade levels are recommendations. Please use your best judgement, based on your child's level of experience.