This is the website for a summer course on algorithms and programming for high schoolers, in Kingston, Jamaica from July 3th to 28th, 2023. Here you will find lecture notes and lab assignments. You can follow using Google Colab or, alternatively, by downloading the notebooks and using Jupyter notebook. We are using Python 3.
For reference, morning exercises are marked by “A”, afternoon by “B”, challenge by “C”, and “Leetcode” by “L” followed by a number.
Course Content
Week 1

Day 1: Course intro, then types, variables, printing and operations and errors. Exercises A, B, C. 
Day 2: Functions, lists, strings and more functions. Exercises A, B, C. 
Day 3: More loops, then more functions. Exercises A, B, C. 
Day 4: Loops, lists, and functions review, then tictactoe intro. Exercises A, B, C. 
Day 5: Nested loops and more functions, then week 1 review. Exercises A (Project), C. 
Week 2

Day 1: Week 1 review, then motivation behind concepts. Exercises A, C, L1. 
Day 2: More week 1 review. Exercises B, L2. 
Day 3: Intro to recursion, then more recursion. Exercises A, B, C. 
Day 4: Recursion continued. Exercises A, B, C. 
Day 5: Mock exam, more recursion, then big picture recap. Finish and review previous exercises. 
Week 3
Week 4