About this class

    Come and learn Python in class with us this semester! We’ll start with fundamental concepts of programming that can be applied to studying any programming language. Together, we’ll work on awesome projects and build your coding portfolio. Beginners welcome!

    What you’ll learn

    Python programming fundamentals

    You will dive into the world of Python programming, starting from the basics. Learn about variables, data types, conditionals, loops, and functions. Understand the syntax and structure of Python so you can write your own programs and solve problems using code.

    Algorithmic thinking and problem-solving

    Develop your problem-solving skills by applying algorithmic thinking principles. Learn how to break down complex problems into smaller tasks, design algorithms, and implement them in Python. Through hands-on exercises and coding challenges, strengthen your logical reasoning and analytical skills.

    Introduction to Python libraries

    Get ready to unleash the power of Python libraries. By leveraging pre-built functions and tools, you’ll enhance your Python programs and open up exciting possibilities.

    Skills you’ll gain

    Python programming

    All in the details.

    Get ready to embark on a coding adventure where you’ll learn the foundations of Python programming and gain essential problem-solving skills. In this class, we’ll start from the basics and guide you through the exciting world of Python.

    In the first part of the course, you’ll dive into Python programming fundamentals. You’ll learn how to write code, understand variables and data types, make decisions with conditionals, and repeat actions with loops. Through hands-on exercises and projects, you’ll gain confidence in writing your own programs and solving real-world problems using Python.

    Next, we’ll focus on algorithmic thinking and problem-solving. You’ll discover the art of breaking down complex problems into smaller, more manageable tasks. By designing algorithms and implementing them in Python, you’ll develop critical thinking skills and learn how to approach challenges with a logical mindset. Expect to engage in coding challenges and group activities that will sharpen your problem-solving abilities.

    In the final part of the class, you’ll explore the power of data manipulation using Python. You’ll learn about different data structures like lists, dictionaries, and strings, and discover how to work with them effectively. From accessing and modifying elements to performing operations and manipulations, you’ll develop the skills to handle data in various ways.

    By the end of this class, you’ll have a strong foundation in Python programming, problem-solving techniques, and data manipulation. You’ll be equipped with the skills to write your own programs, approach problems strategically, and work with data effectively. Join us and embark on an exciting journey into the world of Python coding!

    Questions? We’re here to help.

    Is this class only open to San Francisco students?

    Yes, this class is only open to San Francisco students. If you live outside of San Francisco, take a look at our remote, self-paced class, Code Your Way!

    Do I have to have a certain computer or software for this class?

    In this class, everything we do is browser-based, meaning you don’t need to download any software, and you can work on almost any device, including laptops and Chromebooks. Mission Bit is happy to lend a free laptop to any student who needs one for class.

    Is previous computer science experience necessary?

    Our class is completely beginner-friendly. No previous experience is necessary! We’ll teach you everything you need to know. Come learn with us!

    I just graduated middle school and I’m starting high school in the fall. Can I still apply?

    Yes! All students ages 14-18 are welcome to apply.

    I just graduated high school, can I still apply?

    Yes! All students ages 14-18 are welcome to apply.

    How much does this class cost?

    Mission Bit classes are completely free!

    Student Projects

    You can build dope projects too

    From immersive virtual worlds to innovative websites, explore the art of coding and create projects that will leave a lasting impact.

    Vital Values

    Intro to Python

    Throughout our daily lives we encounter situations that involve making choices. In our project, you play through a path choosing game that teaches you the impact of choices and how they define who you are. – Joyce L., Erick G.

    Into the Wild

    Intro to Game Design

    What mysteries await in The Wild? -Ahmad R., Jaymel S., Cesar N.

    College Bound

    Intro to Web Design

    College bound was designed by Mission Bit students and was created for one solid purpose. For the sake of assisting young adults to find summarized information on community colleges and why they should attend them, as well as listing several community colleges within the bay area. -Willy A., Iver T., Rigoberto M.

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