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5 Incredible Courses to Supplement Homeschooling

Homeschooling is a great option for kids who like to learn at their own pace and follow their passions. In addition to math, science, and history, kids can learn how to build a website, make a movie, or design a masterpiece.

Embrace your kid’s creativity and passion with online courses to supplement your homeschooling. Tech Trep offers a variety of courses that help kids utilize technology to learn real-world skills. More importantly, our courses help kids and teens find the fun in learning.

Tech Trep courses are an awesome opportunity to supplement homeschooling curriculum. Each course is structured with units, modules, and quizzes to guide your kid through the course. Additionally, all of courses come with access to an Online Mentor to guide them through the subject material.

Here are 5 ideas of how you can supplement your child’s homeschooling with creative and fun online courses.

Minecraft Modding 1.8 with Java

Most parents see video games as a waste of time for their kids. But what if video games could be a part of your homeschooling curriculum? A win-win for parents and kids. With our Minecraft course, kids can learn the basics of Java programming while building custom game elements. Not only does this make the game more fun to play, but it also provides a fun and engaging introduction to programming.

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3D Printing and Design

If your kid has a knack for building and designing objects, take their skill to the next level by introducing them to the world of 3D printing and design. Modeling 3D objects is a great way for kids to improve their spatial awareness as they learn how objects come together, as they watch their creations come to life, layer by layer. In this course, students learn how to design and print 3D objects, use photos to scale 3D models, learn about 3D-printing applications, and even print their own custom 3D model.

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Become a Trep

Regardless of your kid’s passion, all kids can learn how to turn their interests into marketable skills. Our Become a Trep course helps kids get started on the path to entrepreneurship. They’ll learn everything from how to earn and manage your own money, to the basics of building a business. Along the way, they’ll hear stories of other enTREPeneurs who have built their own businesses from the ground up. The course even guides kids through the process of creating a unique business plan for their own company.

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Drawing, Sculpting and Stop-Motion Animation

When you combine technology and the arts, the opportunities are endless. Unleash your kid’s creative potential by teaching them how to make simple drawings and sketches come to life. Our Drawing, Sculpting, and Stop-Motion Animation course teaches kids and teens everything from the basics of drawings, to the technology they need to create 3D meshes and stop-motion animation clips. This course uses Meshmixer, an online sculpting program, and HUE, a stop-motion animation software, both of which are included in the course fee.

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Programming Foundations

Instead of teaching your kids a foreign language, why not teach them the language of computers? Programming is an extremely valuable real-world skill that also teaches kids how to solve problems, organize their thinking, and see the bigger picture. In our Programming Foundations course, kids and teens can learn how to program using MIT’s Scratch software, specifically designed to teach kids how to program. We make learning to program a fun experience, as kids learn to create interactive programs like a maze adventure and a racing game.

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