Coding with Minecraft

Coding with Minecraft

Date(s) & Location(s):
July 8 - 12, 2024 in Durham, NC
July 15 - 19, 2024 in Durham, NC
Grades Eligible:
Rising  5th 6th
Course Description:

This Coding with Minecraft course introduces students to core computer programming concepts, such as events, coordinates, variables, conditionals, functions, iteration, arrays and artificial intelligence. It builds on the popularity of Minecraft, featuring Minecraft Education Edition and introduces Microsoft MakeCode, a block- and JavaScript programming editor. Empower students to code with purpose in preparation for future jobs and real-world problem solving. No coding skills are necessary to start.

Derek Smith
About The Instructor:

Computer Science teacher with 10 years of teaching K-12. Teaching robotic,, and Minecraft. My hometown is Brooklyn, New York. I have a Master of Education, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science – Accounting, and Educator License