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COURSES


CODING & ROBOTICS

At Crania, we are passionate about teaching your children about digital technology. Coding and Robotics are the future and we expose your children to it early. In our uniquely designed programs your child will gain hands on experience in a fun and engaging environment. The Crania Coding and Robotics programs are divided into six levels: Early I & II, Junior I & II, and Intermediate I & II. Each level incorporates a year long curriculum broken up into 4 terms (9 classes each) to deliver theory and practice for robot coding, building mechanics, and electronics. Class sizes are small with trained instructors resulting in an engaging experience for the child and ensures that learning is effective and inspiring. See our Schedule and Fees, and Register today and come experience the Crania difference!

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TEKNOKIDS EARLY I5 yrs

TEKNOKIDS EARLY II6 yrs

Give your kids a head start with technology by enrolling them in our fun-filled Technokids Early program. Your child will gain experience with building simple machines using a unique rivet based robot platform, programming simple robots using physical blocks as well as MIT’s Scratch Jr. graphical programming language. These programs each consist of a one-year long curriculum divided into four terms, each 9-weeks long.

TEKNOKIDS JUNIOR I7-8 yrs

TEKNOKIDS JUNIOR II8-9 yrs

Let your child explore robotics, coding, and structural design starting with familiar LEGO building blocks as well as other kid-friendly robots. They will gain experience with simple machines and sensors while constructing structures ranging from spiders to helicopters and floor sweepers. Your child will gain experience with coding using visual drag-and-drop languages and also with creating simple circuits, building a strong foundation for their technological futures. In Junior II, students will build advanced motorized structures and learn to code using a state-machine based programming language. These programs each consist of a one-year long curriculum divided into four terms, each 9-weeks long.

TEKNOKIDS INTERMEDIATE I10-12 yrs

TEKNOKIDS INTERMEDIATE II11-13 yrs

Gain a deep understanding of programming fundamentals (such as sequences, loops, conditionals, functions and variables) while coding robots using the Scratch-like Google Blockly programming language. Take your understanding of robot mechanics to a new level by methodically progressing through a formal curriculum that applies concepts such as center of gravity, velocity, acceleration, gear ratios, levers and pulleys to motorized robots. Boys and girls alike will enjoy making a robot dance to music, make bugs crawl, race cars on a track, or a scorpion attack. In Intermediate II, students will be introduced to mechatronics while learning how to code with a graphical C++ style programming language. Build and program the firmware for a number of unique robots (e.g. two-wheel and four-wheel drive car, different electric engine systems, location mapping using a co-ordinate system) with an Arduino like microcontroller. Students will also be introduced to text based programming (Javascript), design robots to solve complex challenges using data structures like arrays. A perfect preparation for those interested in getting a head start for high school robotics competitions. Some prior experience with coding and robotics required for INTERMEDIATE II. Students can enter the program as long as they have INTERMEDIATE I building and coding experience (or equivalent). These programs each consist of a one-year long curriculum divided into four terms, each 9-weeks long.

ENRICHMENT MATH

Crania offers several math enrichment courses for students. These provide excellent opportunities for those already doing well in school and looking to take their math skills to the next level. Students go beyond just arithmetic and higher order reasoning skills are developed while reinforcing fundamentals. Many solutions feature more than one approach. Opportunities are provided to develop problem solving skills that will help them excel in math and science. These programs each consist of a one-year long curriculum.

Students are also invited and encouraged to write Math Contests during the school year. See our Schedule and Fees, and Register today!

ENRICHMENT MATH 1-2GRADE 1-2

ENRICHMENT MATH 3-4GRADE 3-4

ENRICHMENT MATH 5-6GRADE 5-6

ENRICHMENT MATH 7-8GRADE 7-8


Sample Questions

FLEX LEARNING


MATH6-14 yrs

In our FLEX Math program, students choose the times they attend and go through our proprietary 7-Step Curriculum at their own pace. The program is tailored to each student based on an in-depth assessment. The program may be started at any time for a minimum of three months and continued monthly thereafter. Progress is monitored regularly and students may attend as little as four times or as much as 15 times per month depending on the desired pace and outcomes. See our Schedule and Fees, and Register today!

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COMPETITIONS


We encourage participation in competitions, including the Caribou Math Contest, as a means of stretching further and providing opportunities for growth. Competitions typically take place outside of our regular operating hours and are open to anyone wishing to write the test. Registration is required.

Please contact us for our list of current competitions.

PIANO PROGRAMS


At Crania, we value music education and its effects on a child’s brain development. We partner with only the best teachers to provide you the convenience of location and timing. Contact us for a trial lesson and allow your child to experience the beauty of music.

Private Lessons

For students looking for an individualized musical journey, we offer Private one-on-one lessons with one of our highly qualified instructors. Flexible scheduling and affordable rates.

Contact us for a trial lesson today.


READING CLUB (COMING SOON)


Learn to Read to Read to Learn! While our FLEX learning program teaches young children how to read, our Reading Club provides opportunities for students to practice and enjoy their reading in a comfortable environment with others.

Reading Club registration is required and all proceeds are donated to the local Food Bank.

Storytime0-6yrs (accompanied)

Encourages reading in young children and includes a variety of bright and engaging books read out loud.

Reading Room5yrs+

A time for children to come in and read books of their choice. They are welcome to choose books from our own selection or bring in their own. Cushions, blankets and hot chocolate/herbal tea make their reading time a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Students are welcome to read on their own or in pairs or groups.

Book Club8-14yrs

A time for students to discuss books they have read and discuss their opinions about the book. Books to be discussed are posted in advance and include classics, fiction and non-fiction reading.

SPECIAL COURSES


We frequently run special courses in various subject areas including Hour of Code, online safety, geography, history, science, financial literacy, special math topics, etc. Registration is required.

GAME NIGHTS


Join us for fun-filled and educational Game Nights scheduled on selected Fridays. Open to students enrolled in the FLEX or TECH programs.

CAREER TALKS


Join us with your family and listen to various members of our community share their professional experience. Presentations on a variety of professions are selected to help students gain a feel for what each profession is about and help them make their own career choices. Open to everyone. Registration is required.

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