Simply Coding


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Summer Kick OFF Game Day

Sat May 23rd 1pm - 4pm in American Fork, 76 N. 100 E. A6

Free to the public, bring your friends!
We'll have hotdogs, games and a raffle including: Free Computer and Free Month Memberships plus many others.
Our teachers will be there to answer any questions.
Click Here to See the Summer Camp Schedule

Programming Merit Badge $35

Saturday May 30th 10pm - 2pm in American Fork.

We'll be teaching the Programming Merit Badge for anyone interested.
We are counselors and have blue cards to sign.
Students will listen to a power point presentation and fill out their packet.

See section Courses for more info!

We've created multiple lessons to help our youth learn how to build webpages and write software. Our goal is to give every child the opportunity to learn from professionals in the industry. Learning to create webpages and write functional programs is a lot of fun. Programming allows you a freedom to create whatever you desire. If you can think of it, you can do it.

We focus on teaching 10-18 year old youth, how programs and websites are created. We encourage everyone to take our Intro to Web Development class. It's an 8 lesson course that teaches them HTML/CSS and has an intro to PHP and Javascript. By the end they will have created a completely functional website and will be ready to take our more in-depth classes.

Summer 2015 Schedule - Starting June 2nd

Weekly Open Sessions

Tuesdays: Wednesdays: Thursdays:
1:30pm - 2:50pm1:30pm - 2:50pm1:30pm - 2:50pm
3:00pm - 4:20pm3:00pm - 4:20pm3:00pm - 4:20pm

Don't hesitate to call us (801-876-0224) for more information and get started today!


Courses


Monthly Pricing - See available courses for students below

  • $60/month - 4 sessions / month
  • $85/month - unlimited sessions

After School Open Sessions

Tuesdays: Wednesdays: Thursdays:
4:00 - 5:304:00 - 5:304:00 - 5:30
5:30 - 7:005:30 - 7:00

Summer Open Sessions

Tuesdays: Wednesdays: Thursdays:
1:30 - 3:001:30 - 3:001:30 - 3:00
3:00 - 4:303:00 - 4:303:00 - 4:30

Registration and payments can be done in person or over the phone.

We're usually there one hour before classes start. Or you can call us at 801-876-0224. If your student wants to start that day please call for availability.

See section Contact Us for how class sessions are operated.


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Other Classes being written are: Ruby, Game Design II, Java II, Python & Command Line.


If theres a topic you would like to learn about or a project you would like to complete, we can make it into a class. Our team has a wide expanse of experience in software, design and hardware development and would love to help you out. We will always be adding new courses.

Online Courses
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Intro to Web Development  

Intro to Web Development

Student Examples
  • Create a comment board
  • Dive Deeper in HTML & CSS
  • Learn JavaScript from the beginning
  • Learn functions, variables, loops, arrays & objects
  • Assumes some prior HTML & CSS
  • Written for ages 10+
  • ~20 hours of content
  • Student Examples Coming Soon

Game Design

JavaScript Game Design

Student Examples
  • Write JavaScript to create 3 browser games
  • Code your own side scrolling platform game
  • Create multiple stages and bonus levels
  • Make your games available on the web
  • Learn real world JavaScript concepts

Everyone deserves the chance to learn how to write computer code. It's becoming the new literacy. Now students can take all of our courses from your own home. However, we still want everyone to stay connected to our incredible teachers. As you progress through your projects join our live review sessions. During the review sessions our instructors go over the project you're working on and answer your questions.

Take our classes from anywhere in the world. You'll be able to purchase the class you want while having access to live project reviews with our teachers throughout each week.

***Please read through the course descriptions in section 'Courses' before purchasing.***

My Tech High - Online Technology Courses

For more information on My Tech High visit their website Here.

My Tech High offers courses for kids ages 6-18. Currently we can offer their courses for $250 / course (except the animation class) That's $100 off the normal price! These courses are loaded with hours of content and projects.

You can take these courses from your home, get help from Simply Coding teachers in our classroom and learn from the course creator in weekly online reviews.

For registration and details please call 801-876-0224.

Before you get started you'll need to download a good text editor to use. Below are some suggestions based on operating systems.

Text Editors - Windows
Download Notepad++ (For Help watch this video Youtube Download Help)
Download Gedit
Text Editors - Mac
Download Text Wranger
Download Gedit
Media Player - All Operating Systems
Download VLC Meida Player

Also create a new folder on your desktop to keep all your work in, this will help you get things organized as you progress through the projects.

Testimonials

Thank you everyone for your feedback!


Where to begin? My son Jonathan knew virtually nothing about coding when he signed up for your class. I can honestly say he wasn't excited, as this was not an interest. However, he went to the first class, loved your instructors, and was hooked. He begged me to pay for java as soon as he heard you offered it. Your instructors are top notch and your program is outstanding. I appreciate the free classes on Saturdays. You have exceeded my expectations on every level. Thank you.
My boys sure love the programming class. Thank you for doing this.
I'm not someone who really likes computers, but I actually found this fun.
I learned more in this class than I did in my semester at school.

If you'd like programming courses at your Middle or High School please contact us.
We've developed a four year pathway to get students all the way to the AP Computer Science Test.
Currently we have worked with the following schools:

Summit Academy High School in Bluffdale, Utah.
George Mueller Academy in Lehi, Utah.
Renaissance Academy in Highland, Utah.
American Heritage in American Fork Utah.

We're talking with a few more schools and hope to have them join our team.

We'll up date this page soon with full information and pathway descriptions.

Summer Camps 2015

Summer Camps times: 10am - 12pm each day.
$185 per camp, students' keep their login to the courses for continued access.
$135 for Summit Academy Students
Call to Register, 801 876 0224


JUNE

All June camps will be in Bluffdale:

Summit Academy High School
14942 South 560 West
Bluffdale, UT 84065
Click Here for Map


8th - 12th or 22nd - 26th

JavaScript Game Design I

Use JavaScript to Code Browser Games
Learn how objects interact
Make your games available on the web
Learn real world JavaScript concepts

15th - 19th or 22nd - 26th

Minecraft Mods 1.8

Use Java to create your own Minecraft Mod
Use the eclpise enviroment
Learn real world Java concepts
Minecraft account not required
Give your mod to your friends

June 29th - July 3rd

JavaScript Game Design II

Code your own Tower Defense Game
Learn more JavaScript concepts
Need to have taken Game Design I
Make your games available on the web
Learn real world JavaScript concepts

JULY

All July camps will be in American Fork:

Simply Coding Classroom
76 N 100 E
American Fork, UT 84003
Click Here for Map


6th - 10th or 27th - 31st

Minecraft Mods 1.8

Use Java to create your own Minecraft Mod
Use the eclpise enviroment
Learn real world Java concepts
Minecraft account not required
Give your mod to your friends

13th - 17th

JavaScript Game Design

Take either Game Design I or II
Learn more JavaScript concepts
Make your games available on the web
Learn real world JavaScript concepts

AUGUST

All August camps will be in American Fork:

Simply Coding Classroom
76 N 100 E
American Fork, UT 84003
Click Here for Map


3rd - 7th

Phone Apps

Use Java & JavaScript to create Phone Apps
Upload live to the Android Market
Learn touch screen coding

10th - 14th

TBA

If Needed

Internet Safety

Thanks to Adam Moore for his presentation about the dangers of pornography. It was awesome to listen to what he had to say. He's a great presenter and allowed the audience to interact with him and ask questions.

Below are different services that offer content / time management solutions and how to implement them, if you have any questions please contact us.

Open DNS

Open DNS (opendns.com) is a content management service. That is easy to implement and is managed with one admin login. It can be used on individual devices or on your wifi router to filter content of anyone connected to your internet.

Click Here for Step by Step Implementation

See images below for OpenDNS filtering options.

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DD-WRT

DD-WRT is software installed on your router, to control internet usage

It's strong point is being able to control how long each device is allowed to access the internet. This software can be installed on most linksys type routers or you can purchase a buffalo brand router which comes pre-installed with dd-wrt software

Click Here for Images About dd-wrt

Net Nanny

Net Nanny is a paid service that offers a lot of protection, and can be installed on all types of electronics from computers to tablets to phones. You'll be protected no matter where the device goes.

In addtion to offering content filters and time management solutions it also includes some other options. You can set social media settings to be notified of social media activity on one of your accounts. Also, you can have net nanny manage the account so no one in the family knows the admin password

Microsoft Family Safety

Microsoft Family Safety is really a complete tool to protect any number of windows computers or tablets. You can have one or multiple admin accounts to control content and time limits on the internet for the other accounts. Kids accounts are easy to custom and allows them to request access to other sites. Parent accounts are notified of activity and site requests through email.

Click Here to Get Started

Apple Parental Controls

Apple Parental Controls allows you to customize settings for each login account on your mac computers / ipads. iPhones have a different setting called 'Restrictions'. With Mac Parental Controls you're able to set both content filtering and internet usage limits. They also have a 'kids' setting that will only give them access to a handful of websites such as pbskids.com and any others that you include.

Click Here for Step by Step Implementation
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Contact Us


Simply Coding
76 North 100 East, Suite A-6
American Fork, Ut 84003

If you have any questions or just want more information you can call us at 801-876-0224.

Additionally, you may send us an email to connect@simplycoding.org

We are located in American Fork across the street from the Tabernacle next to Pizza hut and Fresh Market.


Mission Statement

Provide youth the opportunity to learn computer science in an environment with knowledgeable teachers through 1 on 1 interaction.

Philosophy

Unlike traditional schooling where each lesson is taught to a full class and you're required to attend each session, our curriculum is taught individually and allows the student to go at their own pace.

Our courses are project driven and the students will see their work expand into fully functionally websites and programs. Every session will be attended by multiple qualified teachers allowing students to attend as often as their schedules permit.

Our curriculum is based off the needs of the current software job market and not fads or games. All of our staff is in tune with the software environment. We keep current as computer science evolves.

We want to provide valuable experiences and habits so our youth are prepared with the correct knowledge to work at the leading software companies.

Regardless if a student pursues computer science as a career, having a foundation and knowledge of computer programming gives him a huge advantage in the job market. Not only will they understand the man power it takes to complete various projects, but being able to relate and communicate effectively with software engineers is an individual that all companies seek after.

Meet the Teachers

Seth Iorg CEO - Co Founder

Seth graduated from BYU in 2007 then worked at Bloosky Media from 2007-2009. At Bloosky he worked with multiple programmers building an email marketing platform. Seth was in charge of software functionality and execution. Working with computer programmers taught him the need and value of learning programming for himself. In 2009 he started his own software company Infiniti Media which is still active today. From working with multiple programmers all over the world and seeing the great need for kids to learn this skill at a younger age, he founded Simply Coding in June of 2013. Seth wrote and designed the Intro to Web Development course for Simply Coding.


Joe Schellenberg - Co Founder

Graduated from UVU in 2010. Joe joined Seth at Infiniti Media in November 2010. Joe has managed multiple servers, built many websites as well as trained many clients using Infiniti Media's software. He co-founded Simply Coding and was instrumental in testing and researching projects for all Simply Coding's courses. Joe helps teach the Intro to Web Development Course.


Jeremy Conterio - Java / Web Development Teacher

Jeremy is a Junior at UVU in the Computer Science Program. Jeremy previously worked at eFile Cabinet and used HTML and CSS very frequently. He wrote and designed the Simply Coding Java class taught to our current students.


Forrest Tait - UVU Internship

Forrest is in his 2nd year at UVU in the Computer Science Program. Forrest excels at Web Design and scripting languages including: PHP, JavaScript and RUBY. Forrest wrote the 2nd Web Development Class for Simply Coding, and is currently working on a JavaScript course.


Jacob Reid - UVU Internship

Jacob is in his 1st year at UVU in the Computer Science Program. Jacob has experience with C#, C++ and Python. He has picked up Web mark up languages such as HTML and CSS very quickly. Jacob is writing the C++ class for Simply Coding.