Important announcements

Memorial weekend family camping get-together

Group family camping event at the beautiful Lackawanna State Park near Scranton, PA
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SUMMER SLEEP-AWAY ADVENTURE CAMP 2019

Hosted by SchoolPlus of Princeton
When: June 30 - July 7, 2019
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Early Math classes come to SchoolPlus North Brunswick location!. The class starts on March 17th at 10:30-11:15

Early Math classes for Pre-K/K students are teaching our youngest students math concepts as well as logical thinking
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Prep training course for AP Russian Exam 2019

The prep training course for AP Russsian Exam 2019 will be conducted by SchoolPlus via a virtual classroom. The dates are Feb 20th to April 24th, on Wed 6:30-8:00
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Summer Camp 2019, North Brunswick

Our camp designed to promote the Russian Language
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CLASS Programming_And_Imagination Intermedia
GRADE 4-7
TEACHER Sergey Torubarov  
TIME 2:10-3:10
LOCATION North Brunswick, NJ  
ROOM 725
TEXTBOOKS  
STUDENTS
Subject Programming_And_Imagination
PROGRAM

In the intermediate class we continue design of interactive projects in the Scratch programming/authoring environment. We concentrate more on applications of programming (e.g. cryptography, math modeling) and on exploration of the new features of Scratch 2.0 that help learn about data structures and common algorithms (e.g. search, sorting, graph coloring).

Our students learn to put together multi-part projects, cooperate with each other and share their work. The emphasis is more on planning of the projects and on user-computer interaction than on coding.

We continue to use microcomputers and robotics kits. In addition to the hardware used in the first-year class (Lego WeDo, MaKey MaKey, PicoBoard), we apply Scratch programming to LEGO Mindstorms and Kinect. We touch upon the topics of electric circuits, circuit logic, and artificial intelligence; and tie them with mathematics.

Children bring their laptops to class. Their parents are encouraged to help them with set up, and are welcome to stay in class to observe and help.

See our work on our Scratch website http://scratch.mit.edu/studios/183073/ and Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/SchoolPlusScratch

Scratch

is a programming (authoring) environment created by a team of psychologists, educators and programmers at MIT. It is easy to use and learn, but it allows design very complicated projects. Read more at http://scratch.mit.edu/

WeDo Robotics

is a cross-curricular educational LEGO set designed to introduce the principles of robotics and engineering to elementary school students. Read more at http://www.legoeducation.us/eng/categories/products/elementary/lego-education-wedo

MaKey MaKey

is an invention kit that turns everyday objects into touchpads - for doing art, engineering, and everything in between. Read more at http://www.makeymakey.com/
PicoBoard is a microcontroller with sensors, designed for people with creative slant. Read more at http://www.picocricket.com/picoboard.html

LEGO Mindstorms

is a series of kits are designed to create small, customizable and programmable robots. Read more at http://mindstorms.lego.com There is a national competition http://www.firstlegoleague.org/

Kinect

is an input device that enables users to control and interact with computers using gestures and body movements. See an example of using it with Scratch at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Na0lX6HKeJM
HOMEWORK Get homework for Apr 28th