With Sylvan's Coding for Kids courses in West Virginia, you'll find the perfect experience for your imaginative, technology-loving child! These interactive courses help elementary and middle school kids have fun, get motivated and gain life-long skills as they create their very own video games. We deliver our courses in a kid-friendly format, meaning your child can expect to enjoy highly interactive activities and take on cool challenges that he or she will be excited to resume each week.
Help Your Child Level Up
Fun is the name of the game with our Coding for Kids courses in West Virginia, but that's not all: they're also the perfect way for your child to learn about and develop vital 21st century skills. In fact, the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills we emphasize are increasingly demanded as the digital world continues to grow. Your child will have a great time making digital animations and creating video games — tasks that include important problem solving, programming and basic coding skills.▼
Building Games — and Confidence!
Our Coding for Kids programs are a real confidence booster! There are clear goals and outcomes for every class, so your child will be excited and proud to share his or her progress each week. Your child will also take part in a wrap-up activity to end each session, which ensures the skills he or she has picked up can be strengthened and reinforced. We provide a link to your child’s weekly programming project too, enabling you to see what kind of exciting progress is being made and share it with friends and family.
During Each Session, Your Child Will:
- Learn how to create characters, animations, sounds and special effects using kid-friendly Tynker™ technology
- Develop mini-stories, working towards a final video game design that can be shared and played with friends
- Build important 21st century skills — including programming, logic and computational competencies — while experimenting with his or her own project
- Collaborate with other kids and make new friends!