Computer Science Education
Trilogy Delivers High School Coding Bootcamps
- By Dian Schaffhauser
bootcamp division, Trilogy
has entered the business of high school coding with two online summer
camps. Those are being offered by Columbia
and the University
of Pennsylvania College of Liberal and Professional Studies.
summer camp provides what the institutions describe as a three-week
intensive online immersion program, to introduce high schoolers to
front-end web development. Both have start dates in July and August.
Students must be 13 or older and entering grades 9-12. No prior
coding experience is required.
will participate in real-time instructor-led online classes and
tackle programming projects and assignments with help from
instructional staff and tutors. Activities will include individual
and team assignments, and projects will cover HTML and CSS coding, as
who finish the programs will receive a certificate from the
new summer coding program will equip high school students with
foundational coding, critical thinking and problem-solving skills,"
said Rita McGlone, executive director of professional and
organizational development at the University of Pennsylvania College
of Liberal and Professional Studies, in a press release. "This
will be a rewarding learning experience for high schoolers interested
in learning some impressive practical coding skills in a short period
Penn Summer camp is $3,999. Learn more on
the university's website.
Columbia summer camp is $3,800. Learn more on
Dian Schaffhauser is a senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @schaffhauser.