Code your Own Way - Not Following Steps9-12 Years Old | Share Each Mastery Course is 12 lessons x 2 hours each lesson.
Dates: Every Tuesday (starting 8 May), 7-9pm.
If you've learnt coding in school and didn't like it, don't let that turn you off! Coz in this course, using Scratch, we will teach you how to create cool stuff that YOU actually LOVE! No following steps, no copying others' style. It's your idea, your game.
In this Mastery course, you will learn stuff like:
1) How to think logically and create instructions using codes
2) How to create an animation using codes
3) How to design and code a game
4) Learn how to identify where things went wrong and troubleshoot (fix it)
5) Design your own Walt Disney animation scene
6) Create an awesome game of your own design for Titansoft Singapore
You will also enjoy 3 lessons of coaching by our mindfulness coach, where you learn about yourself, your strengths (and how to maximize them), practising positivity and how not to let stress break you.
Cancellation Policy: We offer a no-questions-asked refund if you do not like the course after taking your first lesson. You just have to request through email@example.com within 24 hours after your first lesson.
21st Century Skills
Hard skills can only take you so far. Which is why we weaved key 21st century skills into all our Mastery courses.
Problem-Solving & Innovation
Start with the basics. Let's create actors in our animation.
We get to design our own actors and backgrounds. How fun is that!
Time to make our actors move. And create a rainbow pen drawing program.
Life is boring without sounds. We get to add sounds to our actors.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to create an alternative scene for Walt Disney animated cartoons.
Learn to storyboard your new scene for Walt Disney.
Your very first game. And its the grand-daddy of all games. Pong.
Learn to create scores for your games.
Today, we get an amazing opportunity to understand how games are designed.
If you had a chance to design a game? What would it be like?
Learn to test and improve on your game design.
Last lesson. But don't be sad, you get a chance to present your animation to Walt Disney Singapore.
Our Mastery courses are jam-packed with cool projects, so that you can see your learnings come to life!
Walt Disney Animation
Want to create another scene when Simba defeats Scar? OR how about the Incredibles with even more super powers? Now you can, because Walt Disney Singapore has tasked you with designing an alternate scene for their popular animated movies.
Titansoft Game Design
Ever wondered how Pac Man or Final Fantasy were designed? Now you can, because in this Mastery, you will be designing your own variation of the game "Pong"!
Meet Your Instructors
Sendy has trained children ages 4 and up on coding and robotics, teaching Code For Fun projects in Singapore MOE schools since 2015. He developed the curriculum for Robotics enrichment courses for students at the Learning Horizon Pre-schools, Northlight School and United World College.
Sendy is the Chief Learning Officer at The Enrichment Ark and was the Technology Learning Developer at The Keys Academy. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering) from NUS and is a registered MOE instructor.
When not teaching, Sendy is usually gaming. That's how he got interested in coding, in fact!
Dawn will be teaching the Mindfulness and Self-Actualization modules for this Mastery course. She is the Founder and Director of The Open Centre, holds a Master of Social Science in Professional Counselling and is a mindfulness-based psychotherapist and trainer who has worked in Osaka, Paris, New York and Hong Kong.
Dawn is a certified trainer of .b, Paws b and .b Foundations mindfulness curriculum under the Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP), trained at the Center for Mindfulness - University of Massachusetts, and is a qualified teacher of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme. Dawn is currently training under the Google-developed Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute.
How It Works
Live Video Streaming
Our courses are taught via live video streaming (like a Skype call!), which means students can view their instructor and fellow coursemates throughout the class, ask questions and get them answered, live.
Want to revisit something taught during the lesson? Students can access the video recording of the class and workbooks with lesson recaps and supplemental materials.
Community Of Masters
Students get access to an exclusive community, where you can share videos and pictures of your projects and get feedback from your instructor and fellow coursemates
Real World Experience*
Don’t just take it from us - hear from the employers! By joining this course, you’ll get to visit our partners who represent cutting-edge technology and future economy, and benefit from a pitch to or project review by them*!
What You Need
Laptop/Computer with Camera
Steps to join live classroom
Headset/Earphones with Mic
* We will provide instructions to download the software / app upon sign up. No additional cost to purchase these.
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