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Old students

Older Student, aged 14 and above would benefit most from the following program:

EtonX
BSD
Thunkable
Zapworks
CoSpaces
WeLearn PBL
Acellus Specialty Series

AR / VR

Google Earth VR
Google Earth VR puts the whole world within your reach, allowing you to explore the world from totally new perspectives by using virtual reality. Stroll the streets of Tokyo, soar over Yosemite, or teleport across the globe.
If you have HTC Vive or Oculus Rift you view these experiences through your headsets to take this to the next level. If you are unsure about what to do or how VR works, WeLearn will lead you through the journey.

Zapworks
Create your own augmented reality experiences and begin your own AR adventure! You can now make your own AR content and cool experiences. ZapWorks is a robust, easy-to-use Augmented Reality (AR) software for digital designers and developers that allows them to create any kind of interactive and immersive Augmented Reality (AR) experience on handheld devices.
Using Designer’s easy-to-use drag and drop interface, young designers can quickly build multi-scene AR experiences using video, images, audio, buttons, links and more, then finesse with Designer’s awesome scene transitions. This program is ideal for kids who want to express their creativity by blending their content creation and app development skills.

CoSpaces
Available on smartphone, tablet, desktop, and Chromebook, CoSpaces Edu enables students to learn by doing, using a suite of intuitive built-in tools available with their technology to create anything in 3D. All features in CoSpaces Edu can be adapted to fit different class subjects and learning objectives. Students can use existing assets from the library, building blocks to model your own objects, or upload external files.
CoSpaces visual programming language is ideal for beginners, but is also a great way to access scripting languages for more advanced coding. Step into a new dimension with the power of VR. Explore your creations in an immersive 360° and 3D virtual environment.

Coding & Tech

BSD - Build Something Different
BSD provides a Project Based Technology Education Curriculum for 8-18 year olds that prepares students for University and a variety of careers with ready online tools. Mapped to a range of international standards and based on global research, including 34,000 hours of classroom testing, BSD’s curriculum can be used by all students to acquire essential technology skills and mindsets to succeed in the future.
If your child is between the ages of 8-18, and you want them to be a part of the next generation of creative, collaborative technology thinkers and problem solvers, BSD’s project-based modules are a great choice.

Codebytes
CodeBytes is a guided, project-based, online subscription service for your kids to learn coding with live support available from learning coaches. CodeBytes projects are focused on teaching kids the three most versatile and widely-used coding languages of today – HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Your kids will get to learn the fundamentals of code and gain a good understanding of technology, while working on various coding projects such as building websites, creating games, developing apps and many more!

Thunkable
Thunkable is the platform where anyone can build their own mobile apps. Available for iOS and Android, Thunkable provides curriculum-based learning of computer science concepts with step-by-step tutorials and videos.
Featuring a free, no-code-needed platform for app creators of all skill levels, this is ideal for kids who want to create beautiful & powerful apps available for ios. Thunkable’s bleeding-edge technology means that no previous coding skills are required to get started, Plus, students have the ability to monetize apps, becoming mobile app developers by utilizing the drag & drop app builder.

Swift Playgrounds for Mac & iPad
Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for iPad and Mac that makes learning Swift interactive and fun. It requires no coding knowledge, so it’s perfect for students just starting out. Solve puzzles to master the basics using Swift — a powerful programming language created by Apple and used by the pros to build today’s most popular apps. Then take on a series of challenges and step up to more advanced playgrounds designed by Apple and other leading developers. You’ll continually build on what you’ve learned and create even more complex code, watching it spring to life by programming real robots, musical instruments, and drones.

Swift Playgrounds is great for students who want to learn relevant coding, and use it to explore robots, drones, and many other connected devices that you may have at home already. If you are not sure which devices are compatible then do not hesitate to ask our team here at WeLearn

Tynker
Tynker is an educational programming platform aimed at teaching children how to make games and programs. Instead of typing the source code, you visually drag blocks of code and snap them together. The visual design and principles are based on the free Scratch, just like Hopscotch and Snap!.
The #1 coding platform for kids, Tynker fuels creativity in thousands of schools and powers the imaginations of 60 million kids worldwide. With 40+ award-winning block & text-based courses and over 3,700 learning modules, there's a learning path for every kid no matter their age or level.

Academic Credit

Acellus Specialty Series Program
The Acellus Specialty Series Program is a series of courses set within a specific subject area. This is designed for secondary students aged 12-20 who are already proficient in English and want to deepen their knowledge in a specific area and earn additional credit. These series can be taken as supplementary coursework. It is mostly recommended for high school level and test preparation. For more information

Program Features
upskilling
Self-paced learning
Flexible schedule
Earn certificates & have them recorded on an accredited transcript
Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Weekly mentoring sessions
Monthly progress reports
Technical support

Series Options

IXL
IXL is personalized, comprehensive K-12 learning with individualized guidance, and real-time analytics. IXL meets the unique needs of each learner by accurately assessing student knowledge in an adaptive, gamified environment.
If you would like to have a comprehensive portrait of your students' knowledge, IXL's Real-Time Diagnostic pinpoints students' grade level proficiency in key math and language arts strands. However, in addition to math and language arts, science and social studies are available.

ETON College

ETONX
From world-renowned Eton College, EtonX provides online future skills courses to students aged 14-20. Their courses enhance academic performance today and prepare students for a successful future at university and in the workplace. All EtonX online courses are packed full of engaging learning materials, including 7-10 hours of self-study content, and include a personal action plan and a knowledge test for each learner.
These courses are perfect for students who want to build valuable future skills such as Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Self-directed learning. These are essential skills to have, both for the academic and professional world. Choose from a full range of soft skills courses such as Critical Thinking, Verbal Communication, Public Speaking and Making an Impact.

WeLearn Project Based Learning

 

WeLearn Gamified PBL
WeLearn specializes in Project Based Learning (or PBL) and all of our full time students spend two days each week on a PBL topic. We are happy to bring this unique Enrichment course to you.
For secondary students who love to explore a topic deeply, on their own, and in collaboration with a group of virtually connected peers, our Gamified PBL program is perfect for them. It is also perfect for building a unique portfolio that will catch the attention of university admissions officers.

Our PBL might be better described as Problem Based Learning because students will conduct an intensive 90 hour deep-dive investigation into the causes of and solutions to the world’s social, economic, and environmental problems, and then develop and present their solutions. They will work alone, and together with teammates via Zoom, all under the watchful guidance of our learning coaches.

The student can follow one of our pre-chosen subjects, or choose their own subject which is fit into our intense and comprehensive PBL format. Learn more about WeLearn Gamified PBL [link to PBL page]

WHY WeLearn Project Based Learning (PBL)

WeLearn Dynamic PBL
We also have a simplified version of our large format Gamified PBL for younger students and those not wanting as intense and lengthy an experience as our Gamified PBL. Each month students explore an intriguing question or issue for approximately 20 hours. They will work alone and together with teammates via Zoom, all under the watchful guidance of our learning coaches. Learn more about WeLearn Simplified PBL [link to PBL page]

BrainChase
Brain Chase is designed for 2nd - 8th-Grade students to learn reading, writing, language, and math for about 5 hours per week for 5-weeks under their parent’s supervision. Every week will follow a similar schedule. The student begins by watching an online video, which contains various important hidden clues and messages for finding the treasure. After watching the video, the student can select from the reading, writing, math or bonus challenges categories. Completing these assignments unlocks the next video on the journey. Students can guess on the real location of the treasure every 24 hours. If a student guesses within 2 miles of the real location, he or she will win the prize, which could be a US$10,000 scholarship.

Brain Chase, is a great program for learners who want to build Future Skills in a stimulating, globally-competitive virtual environment. There are also a range of personalized learning electives that can be added on, including Rosetta Stone, Khan Academy, Credentialed Teachers, and many others.

DIY.ORG
Kids in grades K-8 can learn new skills, complete challenges, and build a portfolio of fun projects. Choose from a variety of STEAM topics like drawing and engineering. DIY.org features a huge library of hands-on projects and how-to videos, focused on all of the things kids love, including an awesome kid community!

Like WeLearn, DIY.org believes any kid, anywhere can learn any skill! Courses include Photography, Strange Science, Drawing Bootcamp, Invent Your Own Machines, Build Anything with LEGOMinecraft, Secrets of Drawing, Photograph a Landscape, Draw a Food Monster, Make Fluffy Slime, Build a Catapult, and many others.