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Kam Sensei teaches Karate

Are things in life exactly what they seem? Mr. Miyagi teaches Daniel-san that there is more than meets the eye. Just as Mr. Kam says, math is so much more useful than math drills.

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Article: Vancouver facing shortfall of talent to fill tech jobs (Vancouver Sun)

Full Story: http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2015/03/24/vancouver-facing-shortfall-of-talent-to-fill-tech-jobs-that-are-coming-report-shows Vancouver will have more than 15,500 tech job openings between now and 2019, a recent report shows, which will intensify an already competitive job market that has companies fighting to attract new talent and keep employees from heading … Continue reading

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Web Design 12: Marketing Campaign (Video)

The final task of the marketing campaign is to create a 3-5 minute long infomercial that advertises your product. An information is an extended TV commercial that introduces the product, shows its features, gathers testimonies, and calls the audience to … Continue reading

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IT 10: Scratch Project

For this project, you will be planning, creating, and publishing a Scratch game of your choice. This game should push the limits of your programming abilities and reflect what you could do with minimal teacher assistance. The game will be evaluated … Continue reading

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Web Design 12: Marketing Campaign

For this project, you and your partner will create and launch an online marketing campaign for a new satiric product of your choice. The product may be an ordinary item used in an unconventional way (e.g. rubber bands for finger workouts) … Continue reading

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Business 10: Warriors’ Den 2015

Students in Business 9/10 will have the opportunity to win a $100 interest-free loan towards starting a small student-run business of their choice, with all net proceeds being donated to a registered charity. Students will provide a written business plan … Continue reading

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Article: Top Degrees For Getting Hired In 2015 (Forbes)

 

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Article: Programming for Scientists and Engineers (ACM)

An excerpt from the article Why Scientists and Engineers Must Learn Programming by Phillip Guo on BLOG@CACM: Over the past few years, many scientists and engineers have ranted to me about how furious they are that nobody made them learn programming … Continue reading

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IT 10: Golden Age of Video Games

For this assignment, you create a game review on a poster board based on a vintage coin-operated arcade game from the “golden age.” Except from Wikipedia: The golden age of arcade video games is defined as the peak era of … Continue reading

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Web Design 12: School Frontpage

Students will create a school homepage by modifying a free HTML/CSS template using Dreamweaver. The purpose of this exercise is to demonstrate students’ understanding of web design principles and to better familiarize themselves with the software.

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