PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX 10.7 or later) with at least a 2GHz processor and 2GB of RAM (4GB of RAM is recommended). For Little Coders (LC), Scratch Game Development I (BG) and II (IA), and Python Game Development (P1), students can also use a Chromebook (with a built-in webcamera, 2GHz processor and 2GB of RAM).
Internet: Broadband internet with at least 1.2Mbps download and 600Kbps upload speeds.
Webcam: Either external or built-in (many laptops have an integrated camera).
Microphone and Speakers: We recommend headphones with a built-in microphone. But any microphone and speakers will work fine in a quiet room.
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Our classes run continuously and new students can join throughout the year.
Students continue in their current level until they are ready to graduate to the next level. Completing a level typically takes 6 to 9 months, depending on each individual student. (We track individual progress for each student on their score card. Students progress through the curriculum at their own speed.)
Make-ups: We offer 30 minutes of one-on-one office hours time with your instructor tor assistant to make up for scheduled absences. If you know you will miss a class, please, inform your instructor assistant at least one (1) day in advance. We will be happy to help you set up the make-up time with your instructor No make-up time will be provided for unannounced absences.
Coder’s Ladder registrations are for an ongoing class. Your card will be charged prior to each billing period. Billing periods are normally 12 weeks, We will always send a reminder before the next scheduled payment.
Cancellation. If you wish to discontinue the program, you may cancel your classes prior to the next payment. You will not be billed again and can finish attending the classes that are already paid for.