Silicon STEM Academy - Denver CO
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Silicon STEM Academy | 4201 E. Yale Avenue - Suite 130, Denver, CO 80222
For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
or register for courses here
For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
or register for courses here

Buy One Get One - Special BOGO Discount STEM Classes Denver

OCTOBER 29 through DECEMBER 17

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Stop Motion Animation
Stop Motion Animation Course for Kids in Denver, CO
8 - 10yrs
Tue
4pm - 5pm
$125
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Stop Motion Animation

AFTER-SCHOOL COURSE
FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS TOTAL CLASS TIME
If your student loves to design and work with their hands in fun and creative ways, this Stop-Motion Animation after-school program will be a blast!

Students can let their creativity go wild as they build sets and characters for their own original stop-motion videos. Students will learn about frame length, character expression, editing, adding music and voiceovers in this fun, interactive hands-on course!


Junior Game Designer
Junior Game Design Course for Kids and Teens in Denver, CO
Game Design
8 - 10yrs
Wed
4pm - 5pm
$125
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Junior Game Design

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS TOTAL CLASS TIME

Designed for aspiring game designers ages 8-10, this 1-day-a-week course starts by teaching the dynamic interactive game creation & storytelling platform, Scratch, from MIT! Students will learn how to animate characters, build creative games, and create fun stories with a visual coding block environment. They will also learn to create simple interactive mobile apps with Bitsbox! Students will be introduced to text-based coding with a curriculum that teaches the basics of coding, including variables, inputs and game animations. Students can easily share their apps to any mobile device. No prior experience is required. This course provides a great foundation for Coding 101 for ages 9+.


Coding 101
Beginner Coding Classes in Denver, CO
Coding
10+
Tue &
Thu
4pm - 5:30pm
$295
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Coding 101

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS TOTAL COURSE TIME

This 18 hour class teaches what it truly means to , allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on approach in fun and interactive ways. Students learn all of the critical fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and overall readability. Students begin with the use of the Karel programming language - Silicon STEM is one of the only certified providers in Colorado teaching this educational language from Stanford University - a required course for incoming Stanford freshman. The course also provides a basic introduction to JavaScript using variables and user input with math and graphics.

If you, or your student, have attempted to learn online, have gotten too frustrated and have maybe even thought that programming is not for them, or just ready for more than what their school can provide...then this class is for you. We'll get you going fast and build a foundation for you to build upon for the rest of your future. This IS the first step!


Coding 201: JavaScript
Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
4pm - 5:30pm
$375
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Coding 201: JavaScript

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

One of the three core programming languages supporting content management and production on the World Wide Web, JavaScript is an essential language to learn in the world of programming.

This 18 hour course teaches the critical fundamentals of variables, user input, Booleans, and logical and comparison operators, use of math and graphics, random generators, data structures, along with animations and events. This course requires Coding 101 as a pre-requisite or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.


Game Maker 2D: 201
GAME MAKER 2D: Game Design Classes in Denver, CO
Game Design
10+
Tue
Thur
4pm - 5:30pm
$345
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Game Maker 2D: 101

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

This is next level stuff! Take the next step and a deeper dive into game design concepts and strategies, along with higher level features and capabilities of the GameMaker 2D game development tool. Students who have successfully completed Game Design 101 will continue their journey in this course primarily focused on programming increased functionality, added dimensions, offensive and defensive game strategy and graphical design.

Ideal for people who are serious about learning new skills in design and game structure. We'll take you through the process of creating your own game and gaining feedback on your game from experienced users and fellow students.


Live Streaming 101 on Twitch & YouTube
Live Streaming 101 on Twitch & YouTube Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
4pm - 5:30pm
$325
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Live Streaming 101 on Twitch & YouTube

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS


Learn one of the fastest growing forms of social communications today - how to Live Stream! Students will learn how to safely use the ever popular Twitch and YouTube platforms to create and monetize their own Live Streaming channel! Live Streaming refers to online streaming media simultaneously recorded and broadcast in real time to the viewer (it is often simply referred to as streaming).

Live Stream services encompass a wide variety of topics, from social media to video games. In this course, students will learn the tricks and tips necessary to use key applications, including Photoshop, Final Cut Pro video editing, along with the channel apps such as Twitch.ty, YouTube, Facebook Live and other streaming outlets. Whether you want to go live online or not, this course teaches students how to stream safely and how to build their own fun channels to share with friends and family.


Cyber Security
Cyber Security Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$345
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Cyber Security

Advanced Minecraft Modding Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

The world of Cyber Security is vast, mysterious and critical to our global safety. In this 18hour course, students will transition from pure coding to a course about Digital Citizenship, including key security topics such as:

  • What is Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene
  • The ABCs of Cryptography
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Software Security
  • Basic Systems Administration
  • Join us for this enlightening course taught by one of the SSA experts in technology and security and get a head start on your future in tech!

    NOTE: This class is offered both on-site and on-line!


Python 201
Python 201 Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$395
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Python 201

Python 201 Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

The Python 201 course picks up on where the 101 course left off, with continued focus on learning deeper concepts and higher level use of variables, inputs, operators and command structures.

As we all know, Python is one of the most widely used general-purpose programming languages in mainstream use today. Python’s popularity is born out of its simplicity, efficiency and overall ease of readability. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and SSA project-based learning practicums. Python 101 is a required prerequisite course.

NOTE: This class is offered both on-site and on-line!


SUMO Bots: Arduino
SUMO Bots:  Arduino Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$325
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SUMO Bots: Arduino

SUMO Bots:  Arduino Classes Denver CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

One of the three core programming languages supporting content management and production on the World Wide Web, JavaScript is an essential language to learn in the world of programming.

This 18 hour course teaches the critical fundamentals of variables, user input, Booleans, and logical and comparison operators, use of math and graphics, random generators, data structures, along with animations and events. This course requires Coding 101 as a pre-requisite or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.


Unity Game Design 2
Unity Game Design 2 Classes in Denver, CO
Game Design
10+
Tue &
Thur
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$375
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Unity Game Design 2

Unity Game Design 2 Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

Unity 3D Game Design will up the student's game as they advance their skills with one of the industry's most powerful game development engines in use today. Students learn fundamental navigation methods, scripting in C# and 2D and 3D design and principles, as well as providing a more professional look and feel to their games. Students will build and expand their game design knowledge by learning how to enhance their game environments and use more advanced functions including user interface, use of advanced asset packs and interactive storytelling logic.

Coding 101 is required, and an advanced programming class is recommended. The introductory Unity Game Design course is recommended as well, but not required as we will work with new students. Note that learning Unity and designing a game requires animation and computer programming skills. Students must have strong keyboarding skills and proficient in general computer file and directory management and use.


Vlogging YouTube Star
Vlogging YouTube Star Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Tue &
Thur
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$325
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Vlogging YouTube Star

Vlogging YouTube Star Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

When YouTube was founded ten years ago, it was with the mission “to provide fast and easy video access and the ability to share videos frequently.” Now it adds another: launching inspiring creatives, film makers, vloggers, bloggers, gamers, muscians, and teen-beauty-consultants to fame, and even minting young millionaires! This course teaches the principles of VLOGGING video production and editing using Final Cut Pro video software, and what makes an effective, potentially-viral, video for YouTube. Students will learn the process necessary to create a YouTube Channel and to develop techniques to drive consistent viewership. This is a fun, interactive and creative course designed for the student who wants to share their ideas and travels with the world.


DIY Web Design
DIY Web Design Classes in Denver, CO
18+
Wednesdays
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$165
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DIY Web Design

DIY Web Design Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

Are you starting a business and trying to figure out how to create an affordable and effective website? have you always wanted to create your own digital resume or portfolio, but weren't quite sure where to begin? Here's your chance!

This course will give adult students the skills to design their own website like a pro. Compile web content, add titles, still images, and use editing tools that the designers use to create and edit interactive sites. Learn the basics of HTML, as well as beginner to intermediate web design principles, page organization, layout and editing.


JavaScript 201
JavaScript 201 Classes in Denver, CO
18+
Thursdays
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$165
Register for STEM Courses Denver

JavaScript 201

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

One of the three core programming languages supporting content management and production on the World Wide Web, JavaScript is an essential language to learn in the world of programming.

This 9 hour adult course teaches the critical fundamentals of variables, user input, Booleans, and logical and comparison operators, use of math and graphics, random generators, data structures, along with animations and events. This course requires Coding 101 as a pre-requisite or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.



Stop Motion Animation
Stop Motion Animation Course for Kids in Denver, CO

Stop Motion Animation

AFTER-SCHOOL COURSE
FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS TOTAL CLASS TIME
If your student loves to design and work with their hands in fun and creative ways, this Stop-Motion Animation after-school program will be a blast!

Students can let their creativity go wild as they build sets and characters for their own original stop-motion videos. Students will learn about frame length, character expression, editing, adding music and voiceovers in this fun, interactive hands-on course!


Junior Game Designer
Junior Game Design Course for Kids and Teens in Denver, CO

Junior Game Design

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS TOTAL CLASS TIME

Designed for aspiring game designers ages 8-10, this 1-day-a-week course starts by teaching the dynamic interactive game creation & storytelling platform, Scratch, from MIT! Students will learn how to animate characters, build creative games, and create fun stories with a visual coding block environment. They will also learn to create simple interactive mobile apps with Bitsbox! Students will be introduced to text-based coding with a curriculum that teaches the basics of coding, including variables, inputs and game animations. Students can easily share their apps to any mobile device. No prior experience is required. This course provides a great foundation for Coding 101 for ages 9+.


Coding 101
Beginner Coding Classes in Denver, CO

Coding 101

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS TOTAL COURSE TIME

This 18 hour class teaches what it truly means to , allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on approach in fun and interactive ways. Students learn all of the critical fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and overall readability. Students begin with the use of the Karel programming language - Silicon STEM is one of the only certified providers in Colorado teaching this educational language from Stanford University - a required course for incoming Stanford freshman. The course also provides a basic introduction to JavaScript using variables and user input with math and graphics.

If you, or your student, have attempted to learn online, have gotten too frustrated and have maybe even thought that programming is not for them, or just ready for more than what their school can provide...then this class is for you. We'll get you going fast and build a foundation for you to build upon for the rest of your future. This IS the first step!


Coding 201: JavaScript
Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

Coding 201: JavaScript

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

One of the three core programming languages supporting content management and production on the World Wide Web, JavaScript is an essential language to learn in the world of programming.

This 18 hour course teaches the critical fundamentals of variables, user input, Booleans, and logical and comparison operators, use of math and graphics, random generators, data structures, along with animations and events. This course requires Coding 101 as a pre-requisite or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.


Game Maker 2D: 201
GAME MAKER 2D: Game Design Classes in Denver, CO

Game Maker 2D: 101

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

This is next level stuff! Take the next step and a deeper dive into game design concepts and strategies, along with higher level features and capabilities of the GameMaker 2D game development tool. Students who have successfully completed Game Design 101 will continue their journey in this course primarily focused on programming increased functionality, added dimensions, offensive and defensive game strategy and graphical design.

Ideal for people who are serious about learning new skills in design and game structure. We'll take you through the process of creating your own game and gaining feedback on your game from experienced users and fellow students.


Live Streaming 101 on Twitch & YouTube
Live Streaming 101 on Twitch & YouTube Classes in Denver, CO

Live Streaming 101 on Twitch & YouTube

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS


Learn one of the fastest growing forms of social communications today - how to Live Stream! Students will learn how to safely use the ever popular Twitch and YouTube platforms to create and monetize their own Live Streaming channel! Live Streaming refers to online streaming media simultaneously recorded and broadcast in real time to the viewer (it is often simply referred to as streaming).

Live Stream services encompass a wide variety of topics, from social media to video games. In this course, students will learn the tricks and tips necessary to use key applications, including Photoshop, Final Cut Pro video editing, along with the channel apps such as Twitch.ty, YouTube, Facebook Live and other streaming outlets. Whether you want to go live online or not, this course teaches students how to stream safely and how to build their own fun channels to share with friends and family.


Cyber Security
Cyber Security Classes in Denver, CO

Cyber Security

Advanced Minecraft Modding Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

The world of Cyber Security is vast, mysterious and critical to our global safety. In this 18hour course, students will transition from pure coding to a course about Digital Citizenship, including key security topics such as:

  • What is Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene
  • The ABCs of Cryptography
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Software Security
  • Basic Systems Administration
  • Join us for this enlightening course taught by one of the SSA experts in technology and security and get a head start on your future in tech!

    NOTE: This class is offered both on-site and on-line!


Python 201
Python 201 Classes in Denver, CO

Python 201

Python 201 Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

The Python 201 course picks up on where the 101 course left off, with continued focus on learning deeper concepts and higher level use of variables, inputs, operators and command structures.

As we all know, Python is one of the most widely used general-purpose programming languages in mainstream use today. Python’s popularity is born out of its simplicity, efficiency and overall ease of readability. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and SSA project-based learning practicums. Python 101 is a required prerequisite course.

NOTE: This class is offered both on-site and on-line!


SUMO Bots: Arduino
SUMO Bots:  Arduino Classes in Denver, CO

SUMO Bots: Arduino

SUMO Bots:  Arduino Classes Denver CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

One of the three core programming languages supporting content management and production on the World Wide Web, JavaScript is an essential language to learn in the world of programming.

This 18 hour course teaches the critical fundamentals of variables, user input, Booleans, and logical and comparison operators, use of math and graphics, random generators, data structures, along with animations and events. This course requires Coding 101 as a pre-requisite or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.


Unity Game Design 2
Unity Game Design 2 Classes in Denver, CO

Unity Game Design 2

Unity Game Design 2 Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

Unity 3D Game Design will up the student's game as they advance their skills with one of the industry's most powerful game development engines in use today. Students learn fundamental navigation methods, scripting in C# and 2D and 3D design and principles, as well as providing a more professional look and feel to their games. Students will build and expand their game design knowledge by learning how to enhance their game environments and use more advanced functions including user interface, use of advanced asset packs and interactive storytelling logic.

Coding 101 is required, and an advanced programming class is recommended. The introductory Unity Game Design course is recommended as well, but not required as we will work with new students. Note that learning Unity and designing a game requires animation and computer programming skills. Students must have strong keyboarding skills and proficient in general computer file and directory management and use.


Vlogging YouTube Star
Vlogging YouTube Star Classes in Denver, CO

Vlogging YouTube Star

Vlogging YouTube Star Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

When YouTube was founded ten years ago, it was with the mission “to provide fast and easy video access and the ability to share videos frequently.” Now it adds another: launching inspiring creatives, film makers, vloggers, bloggers, gamers, muscians, and teen-beauty-consultants to fame, and even minting young millionaires! This course teaches the principles of VLOGGING video production and editing using Final Cut Pro video software, and what makes an effective, potentially-viral, video for YouTube. Students will learn the process necessary to create a YouTube Channel and to develop techniques to drive consistent viewership. This is a fun, interactive and creative course designed for the student who wants to share their ideas and travels with the world.


DIY Web Design
DIY Web Design Classes in Denver, CO

DIY Web Design

DIY Web Design Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

Are you starting a business and trying to figure out how to create an affordable and effective website? have you always wanted to create your own digital resume or portfolio, but weren't quite sure where to begin? Here's your chance!

This course will give adult students the skills to design their own website like a pro. Compile web content, add titles, still images, and use editing tools that the designers use to create and edit interactive sites. Learn the basics of HTML, as well as beginner to intermediate web design principles, page organization, layout and editing.


JavaScript 201
JavaScript 201 Classes in Denver, CO

JavaScript 201

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

One of the three core programming languages supporting content management and production on the World Wide Web, JavaScript is an essential language to learn in the world of programming.

This 9 hour adult course teaches the critical fundamentals of variables, user input, Booleans, and logical and comparison operators, use of math and graphics, random generators, data structures, along with animations and events. This course requires Coding 101 as a pre-requisite or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.


Questions? Don't hesitate to give us a call at 303-800-0011

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