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Intro to Programming builds self-directed learning skills

By Jacob Jasper Staff Writer Coding has become a large part of American culture, especially in the heart of Silicon Valley. Denali students have the chance to build these skills in the Intro to Programming Expeditions course. The course gives students the chance to learn the basics of programming so they can move on to more advanced concepts in later

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Programming course allows students to learn more about technology

By Aidan Bowen and Damian Pimentel Staff Writers At Summit Tahoma, there are two levels of programming courses; Intro to Programming is the second course in the sequence (which begins with Video Game Programming). In Intro to Programming students are learning how to use the coding language to create and build digital websites, programs and even artificial intelligence. The instructor,

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Students can get creative when they join Video Game Programming

By Avi Mehra and Anthony Terkelsen Staff Writers Whenever a player boots up their favorite game, they might wonder how the game was designed. Video games are made by either a stand-alone person or a group of developers working for a company, and the Video Game Programming Expeditions course helps prepare students for such jobs. The course exists to show

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Video Game Programming teaches students the basics of coding

By Deandra Han, Jennifer Rico and Karla Tran Staff Editors In Video Game Programming, students use coding to create their own video games; they get to make and play their own games! This course specifically introduces various coding software to students so that they can understand those tools at an in-depth level. Video Game Programming is the course taken before

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Intro to Programming Expeditions course helps further students’ knowledge

By Deandra Han, Jennifer Rico and Karla Tran Staff Editors Intro to Programming gives students the freedom to explore new skills in coding; it is the advanced version of Video Game Programming offered to sophomores and up. Students in this class get to learn how to use codes to instruct a computer to do a certain task. Rainier sophomore Lam

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Course shows students the basics of programming

By Jenny Hu Staff Writer The Expeditions course Intro to Programming teaches students how to program with JavaScript, HTML and CSS with a focus on web development. For the first three Expeditions rounds, students focus on web development, and, in the last round, they do a fun and competitive A.I. game. Intro to Programming teacher Matthew Hesby said students “gain

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Students master the fundamentals of programming

By Sam Gurdus Staff Writer In Matt Hesby’s Intro to Programming course, students gain fundamental skills used to complete their projects for the class. Students create computer-generated artwork, an artificial intelligence, and everything in-between. Most recently, students created AIs to compete against each other in a game. Mr. Hesby explained the importance of learning programming: “In the future, more and

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