Computer Science Course Winter 2022

Ladybugs Take Flight 2
(MIT Scratch – Intermediate)

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Course Description:

In "Ladybugs Take Flight 2", students continue on their journey utilizing the Scratch programming language to develop more complex code sequences for the ladybug characters. Students will relate coding to the game of soccer, learn about producer
and consumer ecosystems, and brainstorm solutions to an environmental problem.
They will be introduced to operators and conditionals, discover binary and denary code, create a project of their choosing, and collaborate with a partner for their final project.

WHO: 

Open to 5–9th Grade

Female Students

WHAT: 

Ladybugs Take Flight 2
      (Prerequisite: LTF 1)

LOCATION: 

Forsyth Country Day School

TUITION: 

$295

Wednesdays, 4:00–5:30 PM

WHEN: 

Week 1: Feb 02

Week 2: Feb 09

Week 3: Feb 16

Week 4: Mar 02

Week 5: Mar 09

Week 6: Mar 16

INSTRUCTOR: 

Dr. Michelle Klosterman

What’s included in the
Winter 2022 Program

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Discover computer science and software development

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Enriching activities

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Friendly and
fun environment

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Develop creative and critical thinking skills

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Make new friends with similar interests

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Fun and engaging lessons

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Learn about careers
in technology

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Build a community
of girls in tech

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Curriculum aligned
to six technology and/or computer science standards

NEW TO LTF 2
DESIGN YOUR DIGITAL PORTFOLIO!

About the Instructor

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Dr. Klosterman

Dr. Klosterman is a teacher, mom, wife, and engineer. She loves puzzles,
the outdoors, dogs, and all things purple! After earning her bachelor’s
and master’s degrees (in biomedical engineering and education, respectively) from Vanderbilt University and her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from
the University of Florida, Michelle has taught at the high school, middle school, and college levels for the last 21 years. She's excited to work with students of all ages to help them explore their potential, and is excited about the opportunity
to work specifically with girls interested in science and engineering.

The Angelica Institute Student Journey

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The Angelica Institute (TAI) provides 

standards-aligned extracurricular programs

designed to provide middle and high school girls

with foundational skills in computer science

while providing a safe and fun environment

to build relationships, push boundaries,

and develop confidence.