Our high school programming sparks innovative ideas in students in grades 9 through 12 in the Algoma Region. Encouraging and fostering innovation, digital literacy and entrepreneurial thinkers to develop new ideas and solutions to everyday problems through in-class programs and after-school activities!

All our in-class programming is delivered by trained staff and community volunteers who bring real world experience into the classroom. Teachers are encouraged to contact us to fit a program into your class schedule. 

 

Interested in planning an interactive experience in your classroom? Take a look at how we can help you or for specialized programming contact us. 

Innovation & Curiosity Programs

Digital Literacy Programs

Entrepreneurship & Business

Digital Career Days

This session explores many different careers focused on technology and those which are transforming to a digital focus in the coming years. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions related to digital careers and how the workforce will change.

1 Hr
Grades 9-12

Intro to Computer Science & Coding

This program introduces computer science concepts at the high school level. With the use of drag and drop block programming, students will learn many of the basics including variables, functions, loops, and conditionals without needing to type code.

3-5 Hr
Grades 9-12

Intro to Mobile App Programming

This program is an introduction to mobile application programming using simple drag-n-drop block programming on a simulator of a mobile device.  Learn to program user inputs and design layouts for mobile devices.

1-2 Hr
Grades 9-12

Intro to Web Page Programming

Students will learn to use HTML to layout the content of simple web pages and CSS to style the look and feel (e.g. colors, fonts).  This topic can also be expanded to include programming with JavaScript – the language used to make web pages interactive (such as responding to button clicks and form submissions).

3-6 Hr
Grades 9-12

Getting Started

Programs covering:

  • Personal Branding

  • Problem Mapping

  • Divergent Problem Solving

1 Hr
Grades 9-12

Research & Development

Programs covering:

  • Customer Discovery

  • Customer Personas

  • Market Research

1 Hr
Grades 9-12

Idea Development

Programs covering:

  • Rapid Prototyping

  • Value Proposition

  • Idea Canvas

1 Hr
Grades 9-12

Persuasive Communication

Programs covering:

  • Pitch Techniques

  • Visual Communication

  • Sales Strategies

1 Hr
Grades 9-12

Next Steps

Programs covering:

  • Creating and Assessing Value

  • Where to build on your ideas

1 Hr
Grades 9-12

HIGH SCHOOL

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99 Foster Drive l Level 6 l Sault Ste Marie, ON l P6A 5X6 l youlaunch@ssmic.com

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