Carnegie Center Winter/Spring 2023 Catalog


How to Make Epic Games in Scratch with Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson ONLINE • FREE WINTER: Mondays, January 30–March 6 (no class February 20), 4–5pm SPRING: Mondays, April 10–May 8, 4–5pm

GRADES 3–8: Have you ever wondered how video games are made? Want to take your skills to the next level? Go behind the screen with Scratch 3.0. Join us virtually to learn all the basics you need to make your first arcade game or upgrade your coding proficiency. You will learn how to make awesome 2-D games and create the art for them. Scratch is completely accessible online with or without a Scratch account. Seventeen-year-old Sulaiman Jackson (Sully) has created over one hundred Scratch projects since 2013. Sully is proficient in Unity/C# and HTML /CSS. His mobile games can be found on the GooglePlay Store and the App Store, and his coding tu- torials are available on the Jackson Academy YouTube channel, which currently has 26,500 subscribers. Sulaiman is a junior at Baker College where he is studying Game/Software Development. Raphael Jackson is a former teacher and the co-founder of the Jackson Academy, a non-profit educational organization that promotes peer-based mastery learning in the creative arts.

French for Kids with Erica House WINTER: Tuesdays, February 7 –28, 4:30–5:30pm • FREE SPRING: Tuesdays, April 11–May 2, 4:30–5:30pm • FREE

GRADES 1–5: Give your child the advantage of learning French at an early age. Learning a foreign language enhances memory, improves problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and can be lots of FUN! We will learn French through songs, games, stories, and more. À bientôt! Erica House has lived in various regions of France and has been teaching French to children and adults for more than 20 years. Math Through Dungeons & Dragons with Elaphe Crabb GRADES 6–9: Join us for an adventure in learning! This class uses the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons to show kids how fun critical thinking, teamwork, and math can be. Through cooperative storytelling, kids learn to work together to solve prob- lems with the tools provided. Math topics covered range from addition and multiplication to algebra and probability, depending on the individual student’s needs. Both new and returning students are welcome! Elaphe Crabb holds multiple degrees in math and engineering from the University of Kentucky. He works with private students in multiple subjects and education levels. WINTER: Thursdays, January 19–March 16, 5:15– 7 :15pm • FREE SPRING: Thursdays, April 13–May 18, 5:15– 7 :15pm • FREE


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