Columbus Square and Education20 Feb 2012 02:59 pm

Finally, an answer to that age-old question about math, “Why do I have to learn this stuff?”

Columbus Square Park and the Foundation for the Advancement of Technology in Education invite all 6th-9th grade students in the neighborhood to learn how to make their own video games. The sessions will take place on Fridays from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Columbus Square Rec Center on the corner of 12th and Wharton. Starting date is to be announced.

When: 9 Fridays from 4-6pm starting soon (exact start date and program calendar to be announced)
Where: Columbus Square Park Rec Center building at 12th and Wharton
Cost: $25 for the nine-week course
Note: Because attendance is vital to the success of the students and the program, students MUST attend at least eight of the nine classes

Space is limited so email or call 215-685-1890 SOON to reserve your spot.

About the program
Bootstrap is a standards-based curriculum for middle and high school students. The curriculum teach them to program their own video games using purely algebraic and geometric concepts. The curriculum and software is used by educators around the country to bring technology and real math instruction together in the classroom.

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