HER Ideas in Motion

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Creating a strong foundation for Girls and a future in technology

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning continues the programming of HER Ideas In Motion. 

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is proud to present the engaging workshops and mentorships of HER Ideas In Motion. Established in 2010 by Rachel Wilkins Patel to raise awareness about the need to encourage girls to pursue 21st century digital careers, HER Ideas programs have impacted girls across Northeast Ohio by providing the opportunity to learn from women working in technology fields.

CAL is now the home to these programs and workshops for girls ages 11-14 to explore robotics, coding, film making, and game design.

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Upcoming Workshops

HER Ideas in Game

AGES: Girls ages 11-14
DATES: February 4, 2017
TIME: 9:30AM to 1:30PM
FORMAT: Hands-on project-based workshop where girls make their own technology while learning from trained technical leaders.
LOCATION: Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville, Ohio
TUITION: $40
Students learn the creative game-making process from theory to project completion to create their own web-based game. Using Scratch students design and create their own game they can take and share with their friends. This course is perfect for students interested in sampling two distinct disciplines: writing and game design and coding.
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HER Ideas in Film

AGES: Girls ages 11-14
DATES: March 4, 2017
TIME: 9:30AM to 1:30PM
FORMAT: Create a short film from start to rough cut.
LOCATION: Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville, Ohio
TUITION: $40
Fostering creativity through narrative filmmaking. Students are introduced to the various stages of production from screenplays, acting, costume, directing and camera techniques using industry standard software. Students create a professional-looking short film as part of a film crew and gain a basic skill set in film production.
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HER Ideas in Film Editing

AGES: Girls ages 11-14
DATES: March 11, 2017
TIME: 9:30AM to 1:30PM
FORMAT: Create a short film from start to rough cut.
LOCATION: Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville, Ohio
TUITION: $40
Fostering creativity through narrative filmmaking. Students are introduced to the various stages of editing techniques using industry standard software. Students create a professional-looking short film using new and existing film footage.
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HER Ideas in Robotics

AGES: Girls ages 11-14
DATES: April 1, 2017
TIME: 9:30AM to 1:30PM
FORMAT: Hands-on project-based workshop where girls learn how to program a robot while learning from trained technical leaders.
LOCATION: Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville, Ohio
TUITION: $40
Students learn how to program a robot that can roam around, sense its environment, and perform a wide variety of tasks. All you to get started with the fun projects is a little programming experience and a keen interest in electronics.
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Parent Daughter Hackday

AGES: Girls all ages and their dad
DATES: TBA
TIME: 9:30am to 1:30pm
FORMAT: Enjoy the holiday learning to code and building a real web project together that you can take with you after the workshop.
LOCATION: LeanDog, 1151 North Marginal Road, Cleveland, OH, 44114
TUITION: $50 (for couple)
Celebrate Mother’s and Father’s Days by learning to code with your parents, care-giver, or friend. Recommended for anyone ages 9 and older.
Registration to Be Announced

For a full list of CAL’s STEAM and digital arts programs, explore our programs listings.