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Would you like to help us introduce more students to Agile life skills, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Job readiness, & effective Communication? Science, Technology, Engineering, Agile, Math (STEAM)!
5 Saturdays 2019 Summer Workshop Curriculum
Learn what we can do in 5 Saturdays.
Opening a door to a career in Technology and Business using agile collaborative learning.
The 5 Saturdays 2019 summer workshop provide high school students (13 to 19 years old) with learning experiences in entrepreneurship, agile software development, job readiness, and agile life skills. The workshops are led by industry professionals, providing mentoring on work force enablement for the future.
I am a student and want to learn more about agile education.
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Learning Facilitators and Student Courses.
The 5 Saturdays online courses are designed to provide anytime and anywhere learning experiences to learning facilitators and students. The short videos demonstrate agile practices and technology concepts. These are important skills that can help learning facilitators and students now and in the future. Additional life skills are taught such as servant leadership, job readiness and effective communications, and agility with Scrum and Kanban.
What Can you do in 5 Saturdays?
5 Saturdays connects with non-profit organizations and other groups to provide a learning experience for high school and college students in Agility using Scrum and Kanban, blended with career-focused skills in technology and business.
This unique STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Agile, and Math) program emphasizes Agile project-based learning that encourages students to embrace self-directed innovations.
Volunteer professionals serve as learning facilitators and support the student learners to have a positive and productive learning experience during the student workshops.
At the conclusion of the 5 Saturdays program, learning facilitators and students are ready to:
- Practice Agile life skills
- Communicate and lead
- Collaborate in a team to develop a self-organized project
- Innovate with business and technology disciplines
- Use job readiness skills
Other benefits include:
- Increased personal confidence to succeed
- Skills that are transferable to community and work activities
- Professional development credits (PDUs or SEUs)