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Programming using Raspberry Pi

NEW CLASS for 9-11 year olds!

Students will have an age-appropriate introduction to Computer Programming using Raspberry Pi, a tiny affordable computer designed to promote learning about computer science.  Students will learn fundamentals of programming while exploring the capabilities of the Raspberry Pi and be allowed to take the RPi home to continue their learning.

Course Instructor

JIm Lawson

Jim Lawson is a math and computer science teacher at Moore High School.  He has taught in Moore for 19 years and this is his third year teaching in the MNTC Summer Youth Academy.  When he isn’t at school, Mr. Lawson enjoys running, snowboarding, and spending time with his family.

Course Outline

Day 1 - Mon

Setting up the RPi; Introduction to Scratch; Simple animation with Scratch

Day 2 - Tue

Creating a game in Scratch

Day 3 - Wed

Minecraft Worlds on RPi

Day 4 - Thu

Exploring GPIO Pins and more RPi possibilities


Week 1:
June 3-6

No Classes Scheduled

Week 2:
June 10-13

Ages 9-11
Afternoon (1-4pm)

Week 3:
June 17-20

No Classes Scheduled

Week 4:
June 24-27

Ages 9-11
Morning (9am-12pm)

Drop-off/Pick-up Location

Gate 5, D Entrance
Franklin Road Campus
4701 12th Avenue NW
73069 Norman , OK