26 Nov

alpha code community

individual electronics projects

This is a community outreach program that is be ran at community centres and schools in low income neighbourhoods that do not have access to computer learning resources. The program involves use of mobile devices such as laptops and tablets (eg BRCX) as there is low likelihood of access to computers, internet connectivity and reliable supply of electricity available to these digitally marginalized communities.

This is our way of giving back to a community from which we have received so much. We continuously partner with like-minded individuals, corporates and donors to give disadvantaged children a chance to move at the same technological pace as those with privilege.

If you are interested in partnering with us, we would love to hear from you!

26 Nov

the star (age 13-16)

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By this stage, the students are proficient in simple programming languages. This stage encourages deeper computational thinking and creation of more complex programs. Students use two or more programming languages to create their own apps and games. They learn simple Boolean logic, work with binary numbers, and study how computer hardware and software work together to create complex robots.

26 Nov

the intermediate (age 10-12)

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The students are equipped with a firm grasp of computer science concepts which gives them a deeper understanding of designing and writing code. Students create and debugging programs with specific goals and understand concepts including variables, sequences, selections, and repetition in programs. They develop their logical reasoning skills and learn to use websites and other internet services.

26 Nov

the novice (age 7-9)

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This is the foundation stage. We create, in the young minds, an interest in technology as a creative tool. We use fun tools to introduce electronics, robotics and guide students to create simple programs following precise steps. Students learn what algorithms are, debug simple programs following step-by-step instructions, developing logical reasoning skills and use devices to create, organize, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.