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Open & Ongoing CLASSES

Winter Quarter class registration is open until January 14, 2022. Sign up today! Class enrollment confirmations will be emailed between Jan 17-Jan 21 to confirm your placement in the class.

All of our classes are taught online via Zoom and listed in Pacific Standard Time.

We celebrate our students and their accomplishments on Demo Day at the end of the quarter on March 14, where students will be able to show off their projects!

Class Type
Held On

Monday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 7, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

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6:00 pm

Instructor
Yesica Vera
Age
4-8
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
**Solo para residentes locales a la bahía - El personal de StreetCode entregará materiales de clase a los estudiantes** Jr. StreetCode enseña a los estudiantes habilidades fundamentales como la informática, la lectura y la escritura, y les presenta el diseño del juego. Los estudiantes pasan tiempo perfeccionando las habilidades informáticas y también pasan el tiempo en “makerspace” usando sus manos. Jr.StreetCode está lleno de actividades divertidas, orientadas a ayudar a los niños a explorar su creatividad y desarrollar conocimientos tecnológicos y fundamentales (ej. leer, escribir y números). Celebramos a nuestros estudiantes y sus logros en nuestro Demo Day al final del trimestre el 14 de marzo, ¡donde los estudiantes podrán mostrar sus proyectos!
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Lisa Renee Olaso
Age
4-8
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
**LOCAL TO BAY AREA RESIDENTS ONLY - We will be dropping off class materials to students!** Jr. StreetCode teaches students fundamental skills such as computer literacy, reading and writing, and introduces them to Game Design. Students spend time honing computer skills and they also spend time in makerspace using their hands. This class is full of fun activities geared towards helping kids explore their creativity, learn age-appropriate programming concepts, and revisit the fundamentals of learning (i.e., students refreshing reading/writing/and number identification). We celebrate our students and their accomplishments on Demo Day at the end of the quarter on March 14, where students will be able to show off their projects!
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

6:00 pm

-

8:00 pm

Instructor
Daniel Jin
Age
8-12
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
The best way to learn programming is through making! We will be using the Scratch environment to help us make engaging and interactive games or experiences. Students will draw from their creativity and imagination to create concrete and captivating games, and have fun doing it! We’ll explore the different skills needed to develop your own interactive games or experiences, including basic programming concepts. art and animation, and story design and development.
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

6:00 pm

-

8:00 pm

Instructor
Alex Tung
Age
8-12
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
Roblox
Details
A class for 8 to 12 year old students who are passionate about video games. Using Roblox Studio to create their own Roblox games, students will learn what it takes to make a video game. Along the way, they will learn the different elements that make up a game, and learn how to talk about their favorite games through the critical lens of a game designer. Students will also learn how to make ANYTHING with a map editor, how to make their game pretty, and how to breathe life into their game with basic scripting. Finally, students will learn how to work professionally in the video game industry, and how to make video games for a living. Students walk away from the class with an increased understanding of video games, how they are made, a couple games of their own, and an increased passion for video games!
Class Type
Held On

Monday

Start/End Date

January 24, 2022

-

March 7, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Prescott Lawani
Age
8-12
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
Roblox
Details
Students will build on Roblox Studio skills to create their own adventure game. Along the way, they will learn about the different types of fun that games can have that appeal to different people, how their favorite games design for each type, and how to design for them in their own games. Students will learn how to create their own game world, bring their game to life with scripting, and even to monetize their game to make money! Our goal is for students to walk away from the class with an increased understanding of video games, how they are made, a game of their own, and an increased passion for game design and design in general.
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Prescott Lawani
Age
8-12
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
It's time to level up from blocks to code! In this class, we will break down the blocks you've used previously to create interactive games and experiences and teach you how to code them in Python - a real programming language. Coders everywhere in the tech industry use Python. It's a game changer! This class is great for students who have maxed out Jr. Game Development, Robotics, or Game Design, and recommended for students looking for a more visual introduction to coding than our Intro to Code class.
Class Type
Held On

Monday

Start/End Date

January 24, 2022

-

March 7, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Armando Banuelos
Age
13+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Intro to Code is an introduction to how programming works. The concrete skills students learn in this class relate to how to design and implement a computer program. Many of the platforms and technologies students use to write and develop code will expose them to a wide range of softwares regularly used by engineers. Students will learn to interact and work with other students to solve computer science problems together. These first-time coders will learn Python!
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Rachel Wong
Age
13+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
So, you have learned the CS fundamentals in previous Streetcode classes. Do you find yourself asking what this knowledge is for? If so, just know that’s the fun part. The choice for its application is entirely up to you! All around us are problems waiting to be solved--everyday puzzles! Solutions can be developed through creativity and critical thinking. What do you want to improve, create, or solve? In this class, students will be able to explore projects that showcase the possibilities of code. Students will create their own programs to solve everyday dilemmas and apply their own creativity to develop customizable projects of their own, swag.
Class Type
Held On

Monday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 7, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Javier Alvarado
Age
13+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Come learn how to build a website around your interests or for your own business. In this class, students first learn how to plan and design their website and build it on WordPress, a template-based platform that requires no coding experience. Students will also learn how to market their website and optimize it for search engines like Google, Bing, or Yahoo and social media. By the course's end, students will have a functional website they can show off to the world and can use as a basis to build other websites in the future.
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Javier Alvarado
Age
13+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Ever wonder how to get your website to show up on search engines like Google and Yahoo? Take your web design skills to the next-level! In this Search Engine Optimization ("SEO") class students will learn how to put their websites on the map - - FOR FREE! Come brainstorm keywords that excite your target audience, increase website traffic and visability, imporve the quality of their website, and learn what makes content share-worthy! Entrepreneurs, engineers, and coders, if you have a website, or a business brand marketed online, this class is for you!
Class Type
Held On

Monday

Start/End Date

January 24, 2022

-

March 7, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

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6:00 pm

Instructor
Vignav Ramesh
Age
8-12
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Kidpreneurs is designed for kids aged 8-12. This class promotes creativity, resilience, and resourcefulness! Kidpreneurs is aimed at empowering kids to turn their ideas into fully-fledged startups. In this class, we’ll cover the ideation and product development stages as well as initial exposure to marketing, sales, KPI measurement, and the economics behind investment. At the end of this course, students will present their business plan to a small panel of judges for cash prizes!
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Khrystal Coppage
Age
16+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Intro to Hustle is an introductory-level class where students learn the basics of starting a business and enhancing entrepreneurial skills. This class encourages students to think on a large scale: go BIG or go home. Students in this class create their business ideas, learn about market analysis and pitch decks, and write a business plan. Intro to Hustle helps students who are shy, who need help telling their story, and/or who are looking for valuable feedback. Students learn about the hard work CEOs put in to get their business ideas off the ground. In this class, you will develop products by thinking through pricing, production, and related costs; you will create or strengthen your business identity - the name, the logo, and the communication of branding; and, you will learn customer service skills, bookkeeping skills, and interpersonal skills. By the end of this course, students will have the necessary skills to start a small business or level up your existing business, talk to investors/an audience about their company, and go take their business idea to market. If you are a dedicated and focused student this class is for you!
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

6:00 pm

-

8:00 pm

Instructor
Frankie Esparza
Age
8-12
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
**LOCAL TO BAY AREA RESIDENTS ONLY - We will be dropping off class materials to students!** Engineering Design is intended for newer students hoping to gain experience in hands-on making and design. Engineering Design provides students with tools for designing, prototyping, and ideating in a makerspace environment. Students will learn about the engineering design process while developing a mindset of resilience, engagement, and action.
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

6:00 pm

-

8:00 pm

Instructor
Eli Hiss
Age
8-16
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
**LOCAL TO BAY AREA RESIDENTS ONLY - We will be dropping off class materials to students!** Are you ready to take your engineering design skills to the next level? Good, because your community needs your help now! In Community Engineering students will work on a real-world issue with a team of peer-engineers, mentors, and an instructor to break down the problem and prototype a solution. Students in this course will develop life skills and a sense of civic responsibility, learn how to support communities, understand the field of engineering design, and solve problems impacting society. The goal of this course is for students to put their engineering design skills to practice, build excitement for engineering design, and walk away with a hands-on resume experience working as a community engineer.
Class Type
Held On

Monday

Start/End Date

January 24, 2022

-

March 7, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Khrystal Coppage
Age
16+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Students in Music and Technology will be introduced to basic audio concepts surrounding sound design and affordable digital tools. Students will learn about recording concepts, digital DAW’s, how to build a portfolio, how to gain contacts, how to process raw sound for various audio projects, and how to apply these tools, terms, and concepts into a career in sound design. Music and Technology serves as an introduction to sound design and production and how they’re integrated into the newest technologies.
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

6:00 pm

-

8:00 pm

Instructor
Michael Thoennes
Age
13+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Digital Art is design class for students looking to build more art, design, and technology skills at all levels. In this class, students will be introduced to a professional-level graphic design platform called GIMP. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to a variety of fundamental graphic design concepts. Students will create projects specifically designed to prepare them for common applications in the design industry. They will gain a deeper understanding of how technology can be used as a form of artistic self-expression, as well as a tool to solve problems and convey a message. Students will explore new ways to use technology to create art, the benefits of digital art, and different careers paths in the graphic design field. They will finish the course with a broader view of the numerous paths a graphic designer can take and be much better equipped to determine their direction. Students in this class will work together to communicate information through digital art, build a professional portfolio, and walk with a deeper understanding of how to create graphic design for hire. This class is great for beginners, artists, designers, and all!
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

4:00 pm

-

6:00 pm

Instructor
Michael Thoennes
Age
13+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Students in the 3D Modeling & Animated Characters course will explore an array of 3D design concepts while creating their own custom character. They will also acquire the versatile ability to animate objects in 3D space. Students will improve their artistry while operating professional 3D technology. They will walk with an advanced perspective of the inner workings of movies, video games, and even engineering. Their newly gained knowledge and experiences will nourish their creativity while establishing foundational technical skills. This is a must take class for students interested in elevating their digital art skills!
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

6:00 pm

-

8:00 pm

Instructor
Yesica Vera
Age
16+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
¡Esta clase está diseñada para introducir a estudiantes al mundo de la tecnología! Es para estudiantes que tienen poca experiencia usando plataformas/dispositivos técnicos o estudiantes que quieren mejorar su experiencia usando herramientas tecnológicas (como computadoras y teléfonos móvil). Aquí vamos aprender como usar plataformas tecnológicas para beneficiar su vida personal, vida profesional, la vida de su familia, y de su comunidad. Usando una computadora y/o un teléfono, juntos vamos aprender cómo organizar nuestro correo electrónico personal, crear y participar en juntas virtuales usando Zoom, guardar documentos en la nube, mejorar la seguridad de nuestra información personal en la red, y mucho más.
Class Type
Held On

Wednesday

Start/End Date

January 26, 2022

-

March 9, 2022

Time

6:00 pm

-

8:00 pm

Instructor
Juanita Croft, Beverle Craft
Age
16+
Pre-requisite Knowledge
Student Interests
Software Needed
N/A
Details
Tech Exposure is perfect for anyone who feels s/he/they know little to nothing about tech and is interested in learning how to more effectively use a computer. Tech Exposure introduces students to a variety of introductory technical tools, hardware, and software. Various hands-on activities are provided to empower students to use tech tools and build their professional skills. In addition, the class is student directed, meaning instructors tailor curriculum to the topics students are interested in. Students learn how to use and manipulate web browsers, set up and learn to manage email accounts, and complete independent research projects.
Class Type
Student Age
Language
016

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