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- Aristotle

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“The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet.” – William Gibson

Pinellas Launching Tech-High...


The summer camp-like place where generations of high school students escaped to for a few hours of "real world" experience..."We just feel like we're the answer for so many students," said Career Academies of Seminole principal Marti Giancola, who will lead Tech High next year.

Microsoft Wants Autistic Coders.


Job interviews can be especially hard if you're autistic. A Microsoft effort aimed at a wider spectrum of the workforce wants to solve that.

Video Games in Florida


Organizers of eMerge Americas Techweek see South Florida as fertile ground for the small but fast-growing video game industry.

Game & Simulation Foundations and Design

These are the first two courses in a series of four and should be taken prior to the other two.  The focus of these  courses is on production design, storyboarding, 

introduction to programming, the history of video games, the influence of video games on the ecomony, teamwork, and so much more.

This is the third course of the  series.  It involves introductory to intermediate programming, integration of audio and video elements, programming games, delivery systems, creating a working game in GameMaker or Unity, an introduction to Microsoft Visual Studio, and more.  Students will work with GML, C#, and JavaScript.

Game and Simulation Programming
Multi-User Game &
Simulation Prog.

This is the final course in the first program series.  This course is focused on students acquiring the appropriate programming skills for rendering a game or simulation product, including program control, conditional branching, score-keeping, timed event strategies and methodologies, and implementation issues specific to multi-user game/simulation products.

This program is offered at Richard O. Jacobson Technical High School at Seminole and is only open to those students.  If you are interested in applying to Tech-High at Seminole learn more on their website.  Click Here to visit TECH HIGH's website


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