There is also a chance for a collaboration project with the SHS dance classes doing projection mapping with a Kinect sensor. Have a look at these videos to see what I am talking about:
Presenting a new course option for next year – Cybersecurity 1A. If you are interested, make sure to write it on your course selection form for next year!
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity refers to the people, products, and processes that protect electronic data from those with malicious intent. This course will discuss the concepts of cybersecurity including what it is, why it is important, and some of the products and processes you can use to secure data. Also covered are the opportunities within this growing field. This course is intended to make you aware of the global need for cybersecurity and the advancements in this industry. This course is intended for individuals who have a basic understanding of computer networking concepts.
Here are some links to some cool sites that teach coding through gaming. Give them a try!
Dr. Who: http://www.cbeebies.com/cbbc/?cdrid=tgDyGp19OX
Code Combat: https://codecombat.com
SpaceChem: http://www.zachtronics.com/spacechem/ (free demo, $10 on Steam)
Codemancer: http://codemancergame.com/ (coming August 2015)
Machineers: http://www.machineers.com/download (free demo)
For those students who are playing with Maya, once you have a completed character, we can print it out on one of our 3D printers. You can’t print directly from Maya, or even export the usual .stl filetype that 3D printers use, but luckily we have other Autodesk software that will convert your Maya file.
Learn to load and unload levels seamlessly:
Are you ready for Code Combat? http://codecombat.com/