A division of WonksKnow LLC, YoungWonks (https://www.youngwonks.com/) is an after-school coding program headquartered in California. Founded in 2014, its ACS WASC- (Accrediting Commission for Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges) accredited program equips kids and teens with skills so as to help them lend a shape to their vision. Offering students a world-class introduction to electronics and computer science, it allows them to unleash their creativity and work on developing solutions of the future by encouraging them to create new programs and electronic devices from off-the-shelf electronics hardware. Its students’ achievements include first prizes at the RoboRave International 2018, RoboRave California 2018 and RoboRave US National 2017.
YoungWonks follows a self-paced and personalized learning model that also dwells on inquiry-based learning and assisted practice. Its homegrown EdOptim (https://www.edoptim.com/) technology provides 24x7 access to app and portal-based online concept reinforcement material that includes videos, animations, quizzes and enables its students to attend its many in-house live online technology events, including the hackathons and coding fairs/ exhibits.