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Summer Full of Free Classes | The Iron Yard Kids Academy

by Klaire Wesolowski

Calling all parents. The Iron Yard Kids Academy has announced its finalized full schedule of free classes for summer. Each class will be capped at 15 students and will meet once a week for one hour per session at the M. Rich Center in Downtown Atlanta. Times are still to be determined for each session, but stay tuned.

Classes:
Fundamentals of Programming (ages 8 – 12)
This class uses a programming tool called Scratch that is ideal for helping children learn. Classes will take place on Tuesdays from May 19 – June 9th. Registration opens May 11.

Building a Frogger Game Using Scratch (ages 8 – 12)
This class builds on the foundations of the Fundamentals of Programming class and allows students to build a game over the course of four weeks. Please only sign up for this class if your child has already taken the Fundamentals of Programming class. Classes will take place on Mondays from May 18 – June 8. Registration opens May 11.

Fundamentals of Web Design Using HTML and CSS (ages 13 – 18)
During this class, teens will build a homepage while learning the fundamentals of web design. Classes will take place on Wednesdays from June 3 – July 8. Registration opens May 27.

In addition to these three classes, the Iron Yard may also bring a brand new experience to Kids Academy this summer!

Interested in enrolling your child in one of these courses?
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Questions?
Email Cameron Dunson at: cameron.dunson@theironyard.com.

About The Iron Yard Kids Academy:
The Iron Yard Kids Academy believes in investing in the local tech economy for the long run, and that means impacting the next generation. Students in the Iron Yard’s intensive courses volunteer to teach kids classes, which not only develops a giving mindset but also helps them communicate the concepts they’ve already learned.

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