About KTBYTE

About working with KTBYTE

Why Learn to Code?

Why is Computer Science/Programming Important?

"Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think" -Steve Jobs

Improves abstract thinking, problem solving, and problem decomposition

Opens doors to many jobs. CS classes are the largest classes at Harvard and Yale, attended by students from all majors, and CS is the highest median salary major.

Helps them feel comfortable with using computers

Drives improvement in other coursework such as Science and Math projects

Why Should Children Learn to Code Early?

Kids will learn faster and better while they're young, just like any language. They also have the time to do so now, as they will get busier starting in high school.

An empowering skill that allows them to confidently create, problem solve, and form solutions in a world of limitless possbilities

What is Computer Science?

Not All Online Classes Are Equal

Many students switching to online classes due to COVID-19 are using webinars, such as Zoom, Gotomeeting, Hangouts, or Skype. But often these 'online classes' have disadvantages compared to both in-person classes as well as integrated digital classrooms like KTBYTE

Benefits

In-Person

ZOOM/MOOC

Teachers

See student using pencil/mouse/keyboard (Prevent distracted students)

Can unmute and hear student

Is trained specifically to teach online

Can see student progress every second (See all student workspace/screens)

Can interact with all workspaces simultaneously

Students

Live text chat

Speak questions whenever they want

Hear other students (Even when doing independent work)

Immediate automated assignment check (Student work is checked while they work)

No software / Only web browser required

Multiple class time slots

Live 1 on 1 Help "Office Hours"

Parents

Login to see student work

Weekly report cards

Open response homework (Proof of problem solving skill)

Open ended projects (Proof of creativity)

Our Unique Class Format

  • Anyone in the world can take our live online webconference classes
  • Webconference allows personalized instruction from teacher
  • Zero travel time for students
  • Teacher can see the screens of all students at once
  • 1:8 Teacher-to-Student Ratio
  • We offer in-person classes in Lexington, MA
  • To ensure 1:1 attention, large class sizes have teaching assistants
  • In-person classes are currently offered for beginner and intermediate levels in the form of week-long camps as well as online semester classes