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Computer Science Paths Membership in Sugarland, TX

A STEAM program for kids eager to explore leading STEAM platforms or deep-dive into topics designed to spark their creative genius

A PATH FOR EVERY INTEREST

Web Dev | Game Dev | Digital Arts | Minecraft | Python | Roblox | Youtube

Serious Education Made Incredibly Fun

Our curriculum is designed to engage young minds and create a memorable STEAM experience. Subjects are introduced over four-six week modules where members deep dive into a specific topic for total immersion. We want to build a lifelong passion for STEAM education.

Dedicated Instructor-led Classes

While it is true that almost anything can be learned online, there is incredible value in being around a group of like-minded peers. Soft skills like listening, collaborating, sharing, and teamwork are simply too valuable to ignore in STEAM education. Our instructors interact and engage through a hands-on in-depth proprietary curriculum.

Membership is Affordable and Invaluable.

Our Computer Science Paths program is both affordable and invaluable. Instead of only watching YouTube or playing Minecraft, children with membership to our program become the creators of the technology that surrounds them. They learn to collaborate and explore the universal language of the world, which truly is STEAM. Start them on the path to mastering Digital Arts, Python, Lua, Robotics and so much more.

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  • Instructor-led interactive on-site classes
  • 2 hours per week of engaging curriculum
  • Each Path takes 9 months to complete
  • Opened to anyone from 8-16 years old

Topic Based Paths

Web Development Path

Ages 8-16

Gain insight into front-end and back-end programming to make amazing sites! Use HTML coding, CSS programming and JavaScript to creatively bring a web page to life, allowing communication of data to flow from the developer to the end-user. These set of courses are perfect for anyone who wants to become a pro at developing state-of-the-art websites.

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Web Development Path

AGES: 8-16

PROGRAM: 

  • Instructor-led, online classes
  • One, 2-hour class per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Each path typically takes 9 months to complete

ONLINE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mac or Windows PC only
  • Webcam
  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing

Outcomes

Key concepts covered include HTML5, CSS, Javascript, bootstraps, agile methodology, computer science, database theory, MySQL, Git, and more.

Technical Skills

Students have the skills required to develop a dynamic website that can be used as a portfolio for their coding projects. 

Game Development Path

Ages 8-16

Go beyond playing games and get a behind-the-scenes experience, learning the art and science of game development. Learn the coding and design of making different types of games including platformers game, Roguelike, and Isometric games in Construct 3 and explore adding advanced behaviors and events as well as using Creative Commons assets – from layers to the event system.

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Game Development Path

AGES: 8-16

PROGRAM: 

  • Instructor-led, online classes
  • One, 2-hour class per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Each path typically takes 9 months to complete

ONLINE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mac or Windows PC only
  • Webcam
  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing

Outcomes

Key concepts covered include Game Design, Javascript, 2D, and 3D modeling and texture work, along with game logic. 

Technical Skills

Students will have the skills required to code and design a complex video game with the ability to publish online. 

Digital Arts Path

Ages 8-16

Dive into the history of art and typography, expressing in 2D and 3D perspectives, photo editing, manipulation, and compositing using industry-standard tools and techniques.

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Digital Arts Path

AGES: 8-16

PROGRAM: 

  • Instructor-led, online classes
  • One, 2-hour class per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Each path typically takes 9 months to complete

ONLINE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mac or Windows PC only
  • Webcam
  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing

Outcomes

Key concepts covered include 2D & 3D perspective drawing, graphics tablets, SculptGL, vector vs raster formats, typography, color matching, retouching, and compositing.

Technical Skills

Students leave with a solid foundation of how to use digital art and photography in their workflows, manipulate digital media, and further express their creativity with digital tools and techniques.

Minecraft Path

Ages 8-16

Learn the basics starting with digital citizenship and world-creating, progressing into the world of art and design, modding, and customizing with Java.

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Minecraft Path

AGES: 8-16

PROGRAM: 

  • Instructor-led, online classes
  • One, 2-hour class per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Each path typically takes 9 months to complete

ONLINE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mac or Windows PC only
  • Webcam
  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing

Outcomes

Key concepts covered include world creation, survival strategy, architectural studies, custom tools, and Java fundamentals including loops, conditional statements, and Object Oriented Programming.

Technical Skills

Students walk away with the skills necessary to create digital art and environments using custom tools and bring those environments to life using Java and Object-Oriented Programming.

Python Path

Ages 8-16

Start with the basics and advance through more challenging concepts using game creation, robotics, solving real-world challenges.

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Python Path

AGES: 8-16

PROGRAM: 

  • Instructor-led, online classes
  • One, 2-hour class per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Each path typically takes 9 months to complete

ONLINE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mac or Windows PC only
  • Webcam
  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing

Outcomes

Key concepts covered include IDEs, data types, basic operators, variables, and conditional statements, as well as more advanced concepts such as command line interfaces, event detection, animation, object tracking, and interfacing with hardware components.

Technical Skills

Students will leave with the skills to build and animate their own games, gather, analyze, and manipulate data, and control hardware components with Python.

Roblox Path

Ages 8-16

Learn basic structure design, and progress through art and design, monetizing, and customizing using the programming language Lua.

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Roblox Path

AGES: 8-16

PROGRAM: 

  • Instructor-led, online classes
  • One, 2-hour class per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Each path typically takes 9 months to complete

ONLINE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mac or Windows PC only
  • Webcam
  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing

Outcomes

Key concepts covered include environment design, animation, audio, game interface, variables, functions, parameters, game publishing, and monetization.

Technical Skills

Students leave with a sound understanding of game structure and design, techniques and tools to build and customize games, as well as the concepts of how to actually monetize their games, which enables them to become producers of technology versus just consumers.

Youtube Path

Ages 8-16

Learn how to storyboard video ideas, import and edit video, create transitions and animations, select and edit the right music, create custom audio, use stop motion, scriptwriting, and audio production.

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YouTube Path

AGES: 8-16

PROGRAM: 

  • Instructor-led, online classes
  • One, 2-hour class per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Each path typically takes 9 months to complete

ONLINE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mac or Windows PC only
  • Webcam
  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing

Outcomes

Key concepts covered include storyboarding, editing platforms, stock and custom media, managing frame rates, overlays, split screen, transitions, sound effects, voice overs, music creation, working with tracks, and audio production.

Technical Skills

Students leave with the skills to create and edit video and audio, using industry standard techniques, giving them the tools to launch and monetize their own YouTube channel or podcast.

When she showed me an HTML form she created with data-validation, I was very impressed.

David Christian, iCode Parent

Why Code and Why iCode? 

“Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.
– Bill Gates

Tech-Oriented World

Today, 77% of parents think that coding is one of the most important skills to learn in our digital age. Moreover, 94% of parents are concerned about loss of learning and summer slide due to COVID-related conditions since last year.

Teaching Skills that Matter 

We apply the Agile Teaching/Learning methodology, whereby students learn and apply skills to efficiently work in a team to manage projects.This teaches time management, collaboration and high-level thinking, better preparing kids for school and beyond.

Kids Do Better When They See Results 

Being immersed in technology and being allowed to manipulate those technologies, gives instant feedback. iCode consistently allows that opportunity for kids, making learning exciting, engaging and fun!

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