Splash Biography



ANNIE CHEN, ESP Teacher




Major: Computer Science

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Past Classes

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M3094: Build Your Own Website in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 07, 2018)
Want to learn the magic behind how your favorite website is made and build one of your own? Take this class and learn how the internet works, and build a website of your own!


M3203: Game Theory: How to Win at Life in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 07, 2018)
Game theory is the study of conflict and cooperation between intelligent, rational (that's you!) decision-makers. Do you want to learn how to maximize your Oreo earnings in a game of "Prisoner's Dilemma?" Or understand why you make the decisions you make? Then come extend your Monopoly strategy to understand real-word phenomena such as political campaigns, competition among corporations, and even the ideal eBay bid!


E3057: Learn to Knit! in Sprout Spring 18 (Feb. 17 - Mar. 03, 2018)
Knitting is a process that turns yarn into fabric. By learning a single stitch, you can transform yarn into your very own scarf. By learning two stitches (knitting and purling), you can begin creating cool patterns like seed stitch and ribbing. In this class, you'll learn to cast on (start), and begin knitting a scarf!


E3077: Thinking like a computer: Intro to Computational Thinking in Sprout Spring 18 (Feb. 17 - Mar. 03, 2018)
Under the hood, your computer represents all forms of information, including text files, movies, and music, as a long string of just 0s and 1s. How is this possible? Learn to find a piece of candy from 4 billion cups in just 32 tries, represent any number with just 1s and 0s, and spot bit errors with one glance.


M2957: Game Theory: How to Win at Life in Splash Fall 17 (Nov. 11, 2017)
Game theory is the study of conflict and cooperation between intelligent, rational (that's you!) decision-makers. Do you want to learn how to maximize your Oreo earnings in a game of "Prisoner's Dilemma?" Or understand why you make the decisions you make? Then come extend your Monopoly strategy to understand real-word phenomena such as political campaigns, competition among corporations, and even the ideal eBay bid!


M2649: Thinking like a computer: Intro to Computational Thinking in Splash Spring 17 (Apr. 08, 2017)
Under the hood, your computer represents all forms of information, including text files, movies, and music, as a long string of just 0s and 1s. How is this possible? Learn to find a piece of candy from 4 billion cups in just 32 tries, represent any number with just 1s and 0s, and spot bit errors with one glance.


X2650: Game Theory: How to Win at Life in Splash Spring 17 (Apr. 08, 2017)
Game theory is the study of conflict and cooperation between intelligent, rational (that's you!) decision-makers. Do you want to learn how to maximize your Oreo earnings in a game of "Prisoner's Dilemma?" Or understand why you make the decisions you make? Then come extend your Monopoly strategy to understand real-word phenomena such as political campaigns, competition among corporations, and even the ideal eBay bid!


E2432: Thinking like a computer: Intro to Computational Thinking in Sprout Spring 17 (Feb. 11 - 25, 2017)
Under the hood, your computer represents all forms of information, including text files, movies, and music, as a long string of just 0s and 1s. How is this possible? Learn to find a piece of candy from 4 billion cups in just 32 tries, represent any number with just 1s and 0s, and spot bit errors with one glance.


M2238: Thinking like a computer: Intro to Computational Thinking in Splash Fall 16 (Nov. 05, 2016)
Under the hood, your computer represents all forms of information, including text files, movies, and music, as a long string of just 0s and 1s. How is this possible? Learn to count in binary, compress lines of text, and find one name in 4 billion with just 32 tries. All without writing a single line of code.


E1882: Who Run the World?: Feminism in the Era of Beyonce in Sprout Spring 16 (Feb. 13 - 27, 2016)
Beyonce's meteoric rise to stardom is a result of much more than just her catchy beats and stunning dance moves! We will examine, through critical analysis of lyrics and music videos, how Beyonce has empowered a generation of girls to embrace their ~flawless~ selves. We will look at current feminist ideas and how they are expressed through songs and music videos like: "If I Were a Boy" "Run the World (Girls)" "I Was Here" ...and many more!


X1795: Game Theory: How to Win at Life in Splash Fall 15 (Nov. 14, 2015)
Game theory is the study of conflict and cooperation between intelligent, rational (that's you!) decision-makers. Do you want to learn how to maximize your Oreo earnings in a game of "Prisoner's Dilemma?" Or understand why you make the decisions you make? Then come extend your Monopoly strategy to understand real-word phenomena such as political campaigns, competition among corporations, and even the ideal eBay bid!