Career Day Observations

Career DayScott Blanck
I had the opportunity to visit my daughter's school recently for Career Day. As a long time IT professional and recent entrepreneur with a personal...

Celebrating Two Years

Scott Blanck
Start Code celebrated its second anniversary this week. We’re two years old! It’s hard to believe that it has been two years since we held our firs...

Making Programming Interesting

Computer ScienceScott Blanck
Colleges are seeing a growing number of non-majors choosing to try introductory programming and computer science courses. And the good news is that...

What do you want to learn?

EducationScott Blanck
What happens when teachers and instructors allow students to actively choose what they wish to learn instead of listening to lectures of mandated c...
One Course Leads to a Career

One Course Leads to a Career

EducationScott Blanck
We have a guest writer this month. Shaine is a high-school senior who is doing an internship with Start Code. She will be assisting students in our...

Hour of Code campaign

Scott Blanck
A nationwide effort to get more kids programming is happening during Computer Science Education Week from December 9-15. has launched a ca...

Lost Generation of Coders

Scott Blanck
An interesting article recently published laments a “lost generation” of computer programmers in the UK. A former top education official , Sir Davi...

CS Degrees down, CS Degrees up?

Computer ScienceScott Blanck
A recent report states that the number of people receiving degrees in computing and IT dropped by 11% over the 10-year period between 2003 and 2012...

Coding: The Next Generation

Emory UniversityScott Blanck
Start Code and founder, Scott Blanck, were featured this month in the EmoryWire alumni publication. "Programming used to be daunting. Now kids writ...
Students Visit Game Studio

Students Visit Game Studio

Game DevScott Blanck
Our Starter Labs continue through the summer and the students kicked off their summer in style by visiting CCP Games development studio and U.S. he...

Start Coding: Start Creating

Coding classes in Atlanta for kids and teens. Start:Code brings the creativity and wonder of technology to students by creating a fun atmosphere for innovation while giving them the skills and direction to create tomorrow.

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Coding Labs for Beginners

Coding Class for Elementary Students
Start:Code Intro to Programming

Grades 3rd - 5th

The Elementary lab is for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students who are interested in technology and want to try programming and making games.


Young Starter Lab
Start:Code Young Starter Lab

Grades 6th - 8th

This coding class is for middle-school students who want to start learning popular languages like Python, JavaScript and Java. For both beginners and experienced students, held after-school evenings and Saturdays.


Starter Lab
Start:Code Starter Lab

Grades 9th - 12th

This class is for students who want to start coding or build on existing skills. Learn real languages like Python, JavaScript, and Java. Classes held after-school evenings and Saturdays.