Creativity and leadership of children through computer learning
Goals to achieve
- Think, Criticize, reason, solve, build, collaborate and carry out projects in community.
- Develop expertise in writing computer code including mastering the python programming language.
- Become intellectually independent and be better informed for a career in the digital professions.
Children from 11 to 17 years old.
At the end of this workshop, a certificate of participation is given to all children who achieve at least 90% of the score. Children are also coached on participation in local and international competitions.
Overview of activities in video
How are the workshops
The workshops takes place via the specially designed e-learning platform for children www.geniuselab.com. The child has an individual account that allows him to follow the different activities and to interact with other children of his age and who do the same workshop under the guide of a moderator.
Course program (overview)
Lesson 0: Getting Started and Installing Python
Lesson 1: Simple program
Lesson 2: Python Keywords and Identifier
TYPES OF DATA
Lesson 3: Python Variable and Data Types
Lesson 4: Inputs and Outputs
Once in its interface, the Genius is sponsored by a qualified mentor. The mentor guides the Genius throughout its period of connectivity on the site. Mentors are connected every working day from 9am to 5pm. Timetables and non-holiday days in Cameroon.
Within the community, working groups are formed and children are invited to create group projects. Offline activities are organized to allow children to meet and discuss about their projects.
Evaluation and awards
Genius earn points as he progresses.