join our FIRST EVER S4S_ACADEMY2021
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Shawls4Shelters Foundation is launching the S4SACADEMY2021 initiative providing enthusiastic as well as motivated students in middle school with high quality programs and guidance this summer 2021 to pursue their passions.
AGE GROUP: Middle School; Grades: 5-8
TIMINGS/VENUE: All Courses will run from July 26th to August 20th. Each class will be 1 hours long and its specific timings will be displayed under each course below.
ACCELERATED COMPETITION MATH
This course will be geared toward school students intersted in bolstering their math skills and aim to compete in competitive math competitions such as AMC8 and MathCounts. Students will also be exposed to a mix of science to help increase their general knowledge.
TIMING:Monday 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
CODING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE(PYTHON)
This course is suitable for intermediate to advanced coders. They will learn the fundamentals of computer science and learn to use complex libraries and API's in their program. The students will be able to create a big final project in python by the end of the course.
TIMING:Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
CODING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE(SCATCH)
Students will be able to build working games learn the fundamentals of CS. They will be able to create sophisticated loops, games and fun applications with the MIT-Scratch coding language. They will also be able to learn more about the uses and capabilities of a computer machine.
TIMING:Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
DEBATE AND DIPLOMACY
Debate and Diplomacy will focus on public speaking strategies to hone on one's leadership skills. Furthermore, the strategy of proper and effective argumentation will be taught to students. This will be taught from a GSDL Debate State Champion.
TIMING:Friday 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
FINANCE AND STOCK INVESTMENT
The finance and stock investment course will teach students about the proper investment strategies, stock exchanges, types of stocks, and CryptoCurrency. With the knowledge they have learned they will be able to test their skills through a virtual stock market challenge.
TIMING:Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
ART/DESIGN AND ANIMATION
This class will be taught from a Savannah College of Art and Design Student. Students will learn how to create art online though tools such as photoshop, gimp and paint. Basic animation and stop motion will be introduced to students as well.
TIMING:Friday 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
All classes will occur live through the Google Meet Communication Platform.
- Weekly classes
- Peer to Peer conversation through breakout rooms
- Individual assistance
- Guest lectures
- Fun Events
- Homework and Practice Assignments
- Projects, Videos and External Material
- Facilitated Peer to Peer Discussions
- Direct Student to Teacher Communication