Roblox Game Development
(A PC or a MAC is required, a Chromebook will NOT work for this class)
Course description: Anyone can build a game in Roblox! Roblox studio has all the tools to make your wildest gaming imaginations a reality. You tell us what game you want to make and we'll teach you the fundamentals and coach you through bringing that game to life! Whether you're new to coding or have some experience, you will be challenged and have fun while bringing your game to life. Through drag and drop techniques or pure scripting, you’ll be creating extensions to the Roblox game while fostering your creativity and learning real-world computer coding.
Concepts your child will learn: Learn to use Roblox Studio 3D game engine to design a 3D world,game design using Roblox Studio, mathematical concepts and write code scripts to program characters and objects in the game. They will also learn the life cycle of game development (from planning to design to their finished product) and finding and fixing errors in their code.
Course description: Python is a great way to start your journey in the world of text based coding. It’s a great first language because it’s concise, easy to read and very versatile. Whatever you want to do, you can do it in Python. Our Python course covers everything you need to know to master the language - from declaring variables to creating tuples. If your goal is to develop problem solving skills, learn a cool technology or develop projects for college applications, Python is a great place to start!
Concepts your child will learn: Coding in a pure text based environment, basic coding concepts such as variables, conditionals, loops, functions and events. They will also learn advanced coding concepts - arrays, nested for loops, Objects, using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE), problem solving skills, debugging and real world applications of Python.
Minecraft World Builder
Course description: In our Minecraft World Builder course, you will learn how to run a city, manage money, protect the environment, all within the 3D world of Minecraft! This course is not coding based but a platform for you to learn more about real world economics, city planning, and life management! In Minecraft World Builder, you will be a part of a committee and learn to manage money by building onto your ever growing city with your peers!
Concepts your child will learn: Real life money management, economics, town designing and care of the environment. They will also learn how to establish teamwork and develop their creativity and Problem Solving.