Intro to Code

 Grades 2-3 

Coding is becoming a fundamental literacy, and even our littles can learn to code! Using interactive movement games, students will learn the fundamentals of programming. They will even code games in a the very simple but powerful Scratch Jr platform while they learn to think sequentially, explore cause and effect, and develop design and problem solving skills.

What kids make...

  • scripts and programs
  • coded games
  • digital animations

What kids learn...

  • coding fundamentals
  • sequencing
  • loops
  • sensing

Curriculum Focus

  • Engineering
  • Technology

Meet Your Teacher!

Liza Richards

2nd and 5th grade teacher 11 years
Ed Tech Specialist 8 years
B.A. in Elementary Ed from Ottawa Univeristy
M.Ed. in Elementary Ed from NAU
Needs to code a program to find the kitchen

Do You Need Extended Care?

Before Care ($40) to drop off between 8:00 and 9:30am.
After Care ($40) to pick up between 4:00 and 5:30pm.

Purchase Extended Care

Summer 2018 Registration

* 2 week notice of cancelation required for full refund. No partial refunds.

  • AM Week 2
    06/04/2018 - 06/08/2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • AM Week 5
    06/25/2018 - 06/29/2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm


1512 W Elliot Road, Chandler, Arizona, 85224, United States


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