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Working with Drives, Folders and Files – Windows

Adult

This course is designed for an adult learner interested in understanding how files are stored and organized by computers. The course will cover the basics of naming and organizing files, using removable drives such as USB sticks, and an introduction to working with online storage systems such as Google Drive and OneDrive. 

Computer Fundamentals
This image is a drawing of an archive box filled with manilla folders. Many terms, images and icons used on computer systems come from the non-digital world, including folders.

Working with Drives, Folders and Files – MacOS

Adult

This course is designed for an adult learner interested in understanding how files are stored and organized by computers. The course will cover the basics of naming and organizing files, using removable drives such as USB sticks, and an introduction to working with online storage systems such as Google Drive and OneDrive.

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The Root & STEM Podcast
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The Root & STEM Podcast

We’re excited to launch a new podcast, bringing you an audio version of everything you love about Root & STEM.

Art & Design, Computer Fundamentals, Health & Wellness, Online Safety, Other
Introduction to Social Media for Small Business

Introduction to Social Media for Small Business

Secondary - Adult

In this course, social media’s essentials for business are introduced to provide learners with the foundational understanding required to promote their small business on major social media platforms. Note: As this is an introductory course, it will not discuss advanced features such as paid advertising or commerce listings on any platform.

Computer Fundamentals
Introduction to Project Management

Introduction to Project Management

Adult

This course is intended to provide the learner with an introduction to project management and the key considerations when selecting a methodology.  An overview of two approaches (Waterfall and Agile) will be provided along with a more in depth focus on the PRINCE2 methodology.  The learner will complete quizzes throughout the course to demonstrate their … Continued

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Introduction to Microsoft Office

Adult

In the Introduction to Microsoft Office course learners will explore the  computer application program Microsoft Office that can be used to create a variety of business and office files including documents, spreadsheets, slide show presentations and email. Microsoft Office is one of the most widely used word processors available for Macs and PCs. Course Objectives … Continued

Computer Fundamentals
Pinnguaq at Home: Week 10

Pinnguaq at Home: Week 10

Primary - Adult

See what Pinnguaq is offering for online learning at home for the week of June 22nd to 26th.

App Development, Art & Design, Digital Storytelling, Game Design
Pixel Power: Sprites for Scratch

Pixel Power: Sprites for Scratch

Middle - Adult

Create a basic four-frame walk cycle for a 32×32 character sprite from start to finish, then import that sprite into Scratch. A time-compressed video example of the process helps to illustrate the process.

Art & Design, Game Design
Pinnguaq at Home: Week 9

Pinnguaq at Home: Week 9

Primary - Adult

See what Pinnguaq is offering for online learning at home for the week of June 15th to 29th.

Art & Design, Computational Thinking, Digital Storytelling, Game Design
Pixel Power Series

Pixel Power Series

Grade 7 - Adult

In this Pixel Power series, Ian MacLean will be taking learners along with him to learn more about pixel art, and how to improving your workflow in GraphicsGale.

Art & Design, Computer Fundamentals, Game Design
Pinnguaq at Home: Week 8

Pinnguaq at Home: Week 8

Primary - Adult

See what Pinnguaq is offering for online learning at home for the week of June 8th to 12th.

Art & Design, Computational Thinking, Digital Storytelling, Game Design, Health & Wellness
Scratch Basics Series

Scratch Basics Series

Primary - Adult

In this series, the basics of Scratch will be introduced to provide learners with the foundational skills required to begin creating in Scratch.

Art & Design, Computer Fundamentals, Digital Storytelling, Game Design
Gon’ Phishing

Gon’ Phishing

Middle - Adult

Gon’ Phising is a game built to provide an opportunity to experience a variety of phishing attempts and become familiar with the signs of a phishing email.

Computer Fundamentals, Online Safety
Pinnguaq at Home: Week 7

Pinnguaq at Home: Week 7

Primary - Adult

See what Pinnguaq is offering for online learning at home for the week of June 1st to 5th.

App Development, Art & Design, Computational Thinking, Digital Storytelling, Game Design
Pinnguaq at Home: Week 4

Pinnguaq at Home: Week 4

Primary - Adult

See what Pinnguaq is offering for online learning at home for the week of May 11th to May 15th.