Courses

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Computer Animation: Cartoons

 

Come unleash your imagination in this program by creating your own animated cartoon movie. You will be guided step by step, using your own voice and funny special effect sounds in a computerized environment, as you create and watch your cartoon come to life. This course develops logical and motor skills, stimulating creativity and self expression. At the end of the program children will bring home their animated movie.

 

 

 

 

Computer Animation: Comic Strips

 

Communicate your message using comic strips. By using simple steps, we will create comics to share ideas, jokes, short amusing tales and whatever comes to mind. No need to draw!!!! Choose from lists of characters, backgrounds and shapes from the already installed templates. This course inspires creativity, thinking and story telling.

 

 

 

 

Computer Animation: Interactive

 

We will create fun animated movies, greeting cards and . Using the easy to use drawing tools and fun templates. No need to draw!!!!! Choose the colored background or choose a background and color it yourself! Then, simply add characters such as animals, people, monsters (don’t worry, they are not scary) or draw you own character on a story, where you decide what happens. On the last class, you will take home all the movies to share with your family!

 

 

 

 

Creating a TV show

 

Have you ever wanted to be a TV star? Utilizing a user friendly yet extremely powerful software, you will learn how to create a complete TV Show, where you are the star! Are you ready to be a news anchor or a movie star? Come and learn how to create the script, film, edit and add effects to your own creation. At the end of this course you will take a DVD with your show for everyone to see. All TV shows must follow our non-violence policy.

 

 

 

 

Video Editing

 

Utilizing a user friendly yet extremely powerful software, you will learn how to create and modify your own movie. Our course will show you step by step how to do it and before you know it, you will create amazing movies with titles, sound, video effects and much more, in no time. If you’re ready to have fun and learn how Hollywood makes movies then come learn the secrets of movie making with us. All movies must follow our non-violence policy.

 

 

 

 

HTML5

 

Get familiar with HTML5 by learning about the new techniques and JavaScript APIs coming in HTML5-enabled browsers. Learn HTML5 features, draw with the canvas, enhance forms with the extended web forms API and serve media with native controls.

 

 

 

 

JAVA Programming for Beginners w/ALICE

 

Have you ever wanted to program computers but didn’t know how or thought it was too difficult? Our course allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated movies and simple video games. Students create 3-D objects (e.g., people, animals, and vehicles) populate a virtual world and create a program to animate the objects. With an interactive interface, students drag and drop graphic tiles to create a program, where the instructions correspond to stand

 

 

 

 

Microsoft Small Basic

 

Small Basic is a simplified version of Microsoft’s programming language Visual Basic, suitable for kids and beginners. In this course, we will review dozens of lessons and exercises that explain basic programming concepts in detail. At the end of this course, students will have an understanding of how to program in Small Basic and will be able to take the Visual Basic Course.

 

 

 

 

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition

 

Create native Windows application that delivers the highest quality rich user experiences with Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition. Students will take the first steps of C++ programming with a Visual twist, this makes it more interactive, fun and easier to deploy new applications.

 

 

 

 

Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011

 

Developers of all levels can create polished, user-friendly business applications with Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011. The intuitive, but powerful, development environment allows developers to easily create custom applications that look—and work—like an off-the-shelf solution, often with no coding experience required.

 

 

 

 

Online Radio

 

Have you ever wanted to have your own radio show? Utilizing a user friendly yet extremely powerful software, you will learn how to create and broadcast your own radio show online. Our course will show you step by step how to do it and before you know it, you will be “on the air”. You will broadcast your program online so your family and friends can enjoy your progress in class. If you’re ready to be a news anchor, talk on the radio or just have fun.

 

 

 

 

Photo Editing

 

Have you ever wanted to change a picture and make it look fun? Or even give color to an old picture? Utilizing a user friendly yet extremely powerful software, you will learn how to modify your own pictures. This course will show you the best techniques to modify pictures. You will have modified pictures before you know it! If you are looking for a fun computer photo editing experience, look no further, join us and discover the artist in you. All pictures must follow our non-violence policy.

 

 

 

 

WordPress, Web, & Blog Creation

 

Come and create the best websites and blogs with us. We will use WordPress, a widely used platform to develop websites and blogs. With this simple, yet powerful software user’s interface, you will be able to easily and quickly build a fully functional web and blog sites in no time. Students will learn how easy and simple it is to create a website and blogs without writing a single line of code.

 

 

 

 

Microsoft Xbox / PC Interactive Game Creation

 

Would you like to create your own Xbox or PC games? This course is oriented for students with no previous knowledge of programing and does not use a single line of code. We use a new visual programming language made specifically for creating games. It is designed to be accessible for children and enjoyable for anyone. At the end of this course, students will be able to run their own games on a PC and Xbox. All games must follow our non-violence policy.

 

 

 

 

Microsoft Visual Basic

 

This course is an introduction to the world of visual programing. In an easy step by step process, students will gain the necessary knowledge to work with programing and logical statements to create their own applications.
By the end of the course, all students will have developed their own address book application.

 

 

 

 

Budgeting

 

Since we were at school our parents kept telling us that money don’t grow on trees, but they didn’t really teach us how to manage it.

This budgeting course for kids will demonstrate how money should be handle, saved and gain interests from the bank.

All topics are explained and demonstrated by the use of computers, where the kids will simulate a real world scenario and will act accordingly.

 

 

 

 

Computer Animation

 

Make your avatar and see it come to live!

Introducing the world’s easiest animation course, designed to have your drawings up and moving in minutes! It will let you design animations for movies, greeting cards and presentations.

Unlock your inner animator with this amazing course!

This course is designed to encourage the artist in everyone. The program’s simple-to-use tools, engaging design, and multiple levels offer a fun, rewarding experience providing the novice animator the tools to create with confidence!

 

 

 

 

JAVA for Beginners

 

This course is an introduction to the world of Java programming. In an easy step by step process, students will gain the necessary knowledge to work with programming and logical statements to create their own software. By the end of the course, all students will have gained the necessary skills to understand Java’s concepts, loops and conditional statements