Tech Club with Mrs. Goble offers a wide range of technology activities and courses. When you finish a course in Tech Club, you can earn badges which you can put on a college application or work resume. Here are some of the courses that you can do in our Tech. Club:
IT essentials- The IT Essentials course is an introduction to working with technology in hands-on and innovative ways. Youth start by exploring computer hardware and software, then build on these skills by designing new ways of interacting with technology.
IR Admin- The IT Admin course is a follow-up to the IT Essentials course. Youth learn the structure and design of networks and the internet while exploring interfaces through peripherals, operating systems, and app design.
Tech Team- The Tech Team course is for groups looking to provide technical and user support at their site as a help desk. In addition to completing both IT courses. Tech Team groups participate in team building activities, build troubleshooting skills, develop routines and professional communication, and give back through community service.
Serious Games- The Serious Games Design course introduces youth to the building blocks of the game design and the world of socially responsible gaming. Participants then research, design, and code a game prototype in Scratch.
Intro to Design- The Intro to Design course gives youth the skills they need to begin creating original graphics, visual displays, animations, and models. Participant learn the essential elements to consider when engaging in graphic and 3D design. they use color wheels to choose color schemes, practice design layout techniques, and create an original typeface. They also learn how to draw shapes and objects in 3D and to create models in 3D CAD (computer-assisted design) software.
Video Creator- In this age of Photoshop, social networks, and the spread of fake news, visual literacy is more important than ever. Mouse's Video Creator course aims to equip students with the basic skills and insights needed to navigate today's multimedia landscape. Students will learn shot and composition techniques for creating impactful images, create storyboards to plan for longer media pieces, practice recording good-quality sound, and combine various multimedia assets together to create meaningful visual stories.
Don't forget to come join us at Tech Club with Mrs. Goble Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30!