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Dave Briccetti

davebsoft.com
Software developer with experience in Scala, Python, Java, Linux, networking, and user interfaces; and in many industries including videoconferencing, remote device control, finance, education, publishing, mechanical engineering, semiconductor manufacturing, defense, and telecommunications. Programming teacher with many years of experience teaching from third grade to adult professional.

Sessions

Kojo Programming for Kids

Level :
Beginner
Date :
1:15 PM Sunday
Room :
PSEC4602
Track :
Kids
Interested : (-) - Registered : (28)
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Speakers: Dave Briccetti

Kojo (www.kogics.net/kojo) enables play, exploration, and learning in the areas of computer programming, math and science, systematic and computational thinking, art, music, and creative thinking. Kojo uses the Scala programming language, which runs on Java. Grades 7 and up.

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Python Programming for Kids

Level :
Beginner
Date :
2:45 PM Sunday
Room :
PSEC4604
Track :
Kids
Interested : (-) - Registered : (60)
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Speakers: Dave Briccetti

Python (www.python.org) is used for creating games, websites, and much more. Python is a real programming language used by professionals (Google, for example, has lots of Python programmers). One class project will be a simple text adventure game. This introductory class will not do much with graphics. Grades 7 and up.

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Tynker Kids 1

Level :
Beginner
Date :
9:15 AM Sunday
Room :
PSEC4604
Track :
Kids
Interested : (-) - Registered : (17)

Speakers: Dave Briccetti

Tynker (tynker.com) is inspired by Scratch, and has many more advanced features, such as physics, which make it much easier to animate motion, shoot projectiles and the like. This class is offered in two class periods. Take either or both. They are the same. Work at your own pace. Grades 3 and up.

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Tynker Kids 2

Level :
Beginner
Date :
10:45 AM Sunday
Room :
PSEC4604
Track :
Kids
Interested : (-) - Registered : (20)
Tag(s) :

Speakers: Dave Briccetti

Tynker (tynker.com) is inspired by Scratch, and has many more advanced features, such as physics, which make it much easier to animate motion, shoot projectiles and the like. This class is offered in two class periods. Take either or both. They are the same. Work at your own pace. Grades 3 and up.

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