• Lesson Plan

      Learn by doing with hands on projects and challenges facilitated by a Dexter learning coach.

      01: Algorithms

      Welcome to Creative Computing! Meet your instructor and dive right into learning about algorithms with dance. You'll create artwork with code and wrap up with a difficult challenge!

      02: Computers as a Medium

      Learn the history of mediums and why computers are unique. We'll walk you through how to create a story with Scratch. Your project will be to create an original story in Scratch that tells the history of the different mediums.

      03: The Art of Game Design

      What makes a good game and how can we implement one in Scratch? We'll walk through how to create a two player cat/mouse game. Your project will be to create your own video game.

      04: Understanding Artificial Intelligence

      It's alive! You'll learn how to create your own artificially intelligent program using real data. In the process, you'll learn about the unreasonable effectiveness of data!

      05: Final Project

      You're ready to create something original. From a video game to an interactive story, you'll be given the freedom to create a final project that you love.