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Grades: 1 to 8

Program Leader: Sumit Mantri

Program Description: In the ever so advancing world we live in, programming has increasingly become an essential skill in the job market. In our program, hosted by YAPA Kids, we introduce the beginning programming methodologies of C++! You will learn the basics of the C++ language, how to use software to compile code, and how to incorporate logic within a coding environment. Having some programming knowledge is recommended, but no prior programming experience is required since all the basics are covered first.

Class Times(s):
Option A: Fridays, null
Option B: Saturdays, null

Program Teachers: Parssa Alimadad, Aryan Shelke, Daniel Felix, Clarissa Li, Anurag Paudel, Shivani Belambe

Teacher Bios

Parssa Alimadad

Hello World! My name is Parssa Alimadad, I am a rising senior at Monta Vista High School. I have taken Java Programming at my high school and planning to take AP Computer Science A during my senior year. Additionally, I have taken two C++ classes at Foothill College & De Anza through their concurrent enrollment program. While I am relatively new to coding compared to my peers who have started many years before me, I have made significant progress to increase my knowledge regarding various programming languages and not only that, I've learnt to apply them. I am looking forward to teaching the fundamentals of C++!

Aryan Shelke

Hey everyone! My name is Aryan Shelke and I’m a rising senior at Monta Vista High School. I have taken Java Programming and AP Computer Science A in school. At De Anza, I have taken multiple C++ classes and app and web development classes. In addition, I have used Arduino programming when constructing an e-bike with a group of friends. My team won 3rd place in a hackathon for creating a face detector app that breaks people’s habits of touching their faces. In another hackathon, my team won the honorable mention for the best website, which was a home fitness website that allows people to design their own workouts. At another organization, I have done scriptwriting and have created Java videos. I look forward to teaching you all the basics of C++ and fundamental computer programming skills.

Daniel Felix

Hi my name is Daniel Felix, and I am a rising sophmore at St Francis High School. I come from a java background, as I have been learning c++ for the past few weeks. My experience in CS is in hack a thons, and I am working with a friend to develop a small mini game with unity. I am extremely passionate about computer science, and can't wait to teach!

Clarissa Li

Hey everyone! I'm Clarissa Li, and I'm a rising junior at Lynbrook High School with two years of Java experience. I have taken and tutored AP Computer Science A in school as well as Advanced Java courses outside of school. I learned C++ through Arduino courses, and I look forward to teaching the fundamentals of it!

Anurag Paudel

Hey everybody! My name is Anurag and I'm a rising sophomore in high school. I have had coding experience in the past in a multitude of languages, soI have a wide array (no pun intended) of knowledge. I hope to see you soon!

Shivani Belambe

Hi my name is Shivani Belambe and I am a junior at Lynbrook High School. I know many coding languages (my favorite is C++) and I am excited to teach children how to code!

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