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Power Up Tech Academy is proud to be a finalist for ChicagoInno's 2016 50 on Fire

The next Minecraft party will be Saturday, Dec 10

Winter Break Camps, running Dec 27-Jan 6, are open for registration now!

Winter session starts January 16, 2017. Registration is open now!

Summer camp registration will open January 16, 2017

WHAT KIDS LEARN BY CODING

Problem Solving

Break down the problem, plan an approach, find and fix issues

Logical Reasoning

Think in simple steps, identify patterns, build algorithms

Design Thinking

Observe, borrow, experiment, prototype, test and iterate

21st Century Making

Move from consuming to creating technology and knowing "how it works"

10 Reasons to Learn to Code

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HOW WE TEACH CODING

  • Hands-on creating
  • Video games you can really play
  • Minecraft mods and working servers
  • Live websites, and more...
  • iPad apps for younger kids
  • Drag and drop coding - no typing!
  • Games that kids know
  • Starting with basics
  • Build up skills through practice
  • Add complexity as experience grows
  • Low 4:1 student-teacher ratio
  • Individual attention every class
  • Custom projects encouraged
  • Kids share and learn from each other
  • Demo days to show off for parents
  • Social events with new friends
kids coding websites at a Power Up Tech Academy class

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built in chicago tech community Chicago Inno make it better magazine The Maker Mom

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