Nanodegrees

Nanodegrees are a 1-month project-based course where the students will learn a new skill and present their final product or presentation during the final week of the course.
September 2020

Design Thinking

This is a month long exploration of Design Thinking. A non-linear, iterative product design method that puts human beings at the center. Let's get messy, let's get out of our comfort zone, let's push the boundaries, let's redefine problems, let's find innovative solutions. Come with a product idea of your own or use some common ideas hitting the market place right now.



August 2020

Robotics

In this nanodegree, we will explore what goes into creating a robot from the ground up; everything from the smallest parts that go into a robot to the design process, build, and testing phases.



July 2020

Digital Citizenship and Security

All citizens need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Each week in this nanodegree, you will take on real challenges and digital dilemmas by playing choose-your-own-adventure games, giving you the skills you need to succeed as digital learners, leaders, and global citizens.



June 2020

Presentation Skills

Presentation skills are important to communicate more effectively so that the message is broadcasted meaningfully in the mind of people and target readers/audience/viewers and customers. This nanodegree will give the students a platform to practice their presentations and teach them to use both their online and physical environments



May 2020

Entrepreneurship for kids and teens

Would you like to make your own money? If you have a business already would you like to expand it to other markets, pivot or even scale its reach? Each student will come up with their own business idea and sell it for money.



April 2020

Introduction to Virology

Virology is the study of viruses. A helpful discipline in the world of Biotech. This nanodegree will help students discover why viruses are so different from other organisms and how by studying them we could learn how to develop vaccines and control future outbreaks.



March 2020

3D Modeling

3D modeling is a useful skill to learn if you are interested in having your creations printed in 3D, designing video games, animating and so much more. It is just as much a creative art skill as it is a technology one! In this nanodegree, students learned what 3D Modeling and 3D Printing are used for, and how to use Tinkercad (a web-based program for 3D modeling) to create 3-Dimensional designs.



February 2020

Negotiation

Life is about concessions. People think negotiation is a business trait, but it’s simply part of our everyday lives. Being a good negotiator helps to improve relationships with everyone. In this Nanodegree, we help students experiment with several tools and techniques (e.g. tactical empathy, mirroring, etc.) that may help win arguments and be effective negotiators in the long run.



January 2020

Introduction to Programming with Scratch

Coding is one of the most on-demand skills across industries. In Introduction to Programming with SCRATCH, students had the chance to collaborate, communicate, solve problems and use critical thinking skills to complete different activities. Using the SCRATCH website students explored the community, created their own projects, and gave helpful and appropriate feedback to their peers.



December 2019

Food Innovation

The food innovation nanodegree will help students understand the past, present and especially the future of food. We will review food traditions, which technologies out there can change the way we eat (e.g. using virtual reality), new ways to make sure foods are already in place (e.g. 3D printed food) and how we can be co-creators in designing the future products we always wanted (using creative problem solving).