There are some pretty cool software companies out there, and if you’re the type of student who loves to create then you’ll want to check out these study guides.
Microsoft Office is the most used software by businesses in the world. If you know you will be working any office environment you can guarantee that you’ll need to know the foundational skills of Microsoft Office. Jasperactive is a learning software program where you can actually be live-in-application while studying.
Download the free software and talk to your teachers about getting you started with it!
Want to make a difference in the world? Have a strong aptitude towards science? Check out this Quantum Impact video. Just imagine how one MTA certification can lead to bigger than life projects. These software skills you are learning have the potential to unlock amazing creativity.
The visual world was transformed by Adobe Creative Suite. It is the most coveted visual arts software. If you love creating action packed movies, or building website interfaces, or you explore the design world of photography, you need Adobe.
Adobe’s Education Exchange offers free courses, downloadable resources, and a community of visually creative peers to draw upon.
Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you’ve ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you’ve experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software. – Autodesk Website
Autodesk offers students and educators free software!
Okay, so you can use your phone and you know how to download apps, but do you know how all this computer stuff fits together? Start studying with digital literacy. There are three components that together give you the foundational skills for today’s modern technological world.
Entrepreneurship and Small Business is a certification from Certiport, sponsored by Intuit, that ensures tomorrow’s leaders are prepared with the toolkit they need to get ahead in today’s competitive landscape. Whether you are starting a bakery or launching the next billion dollar startup, ESB validates a students’ understanding of core business principles, including the essentials needed to launch and maintain a successful business.
~ from Certiport Website
Bookkeeping in the 21st century requires more than knowledge of GAAP principles or an eye for detail—students need relevant computing skills. Intuit® QuickBooks, the industry leader in managerial accounting software for entrepreneurs and small business, provides an easy-to-understand platform for students to grasp accounting concepts while honing skills in the most prevalent bookkeeping application in small business today. Students can validate their QuickBooks knowledge by becoming an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU).
~ from Certiport Website
Our newest edition! You can learn how to code by creating any world you desire! Imagination is the only limitation.
When you teach code, you’re teaching about new ways to think and bring ideas to life. And coding with Swift — Apple’s powerful, intuitive, and easy-to-learn programming language — gives students fun and engaging ways to prepare for the future. Students can get started with Swift Playgrounds on iPad or jump to Xcode on Mac, Apple provides everything students and educators need with the Everyone Can Code and Develop in Swift free resources.
Everyone Can Code
Everyone Can Code resources introduces elementary and middle school students to coding through interactive puzzles, playful characters, and activities for both in and out of the classroom. Students build essential problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
Everyone Can Code resource.
Develop in Swift
Develop in Swift is a resource that teaches students to use Xcode on Mac to code with Swift — the same language industry professional developers use. The Develop in Swift resource is great for teaching students who are new to coding and those with experience.
Develop in Swift resource.
App Development with Swift Level 1 Certification
Apple offers the App Development with Swift Level 1 certification through an exam administered by Certiport. This certification recognizes students’ knowledge of the Swift programming language, app developer tools, and core components of apps and is based on the free Develop in Swift resource. For more information see the Certiport website.
The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification can be completed after learning the materials from the core training program for an information security professional, also referred to as a white-hat hacker, who systematically attempts to inspect network infrastructure with the consent of its owner to find security vulnerabilities which a malicious hacker could potentially exploit. CCI Learning provides the certifications and the course materials are provided through EC Council.
~from EC Council.org
Unity is the leading content-creation platform for VR/AR, real-time 3D, and mobile 2D. Unity is used by students and professionals around the world to create everything from games to movies, 3D models to VR simulations.
The Unity Certified User certification is an entry-level credential that allows individuals to get started in interactive content creation for industries such as gaming, entertainment, automotive, AEC and XR. The Unity Certified User certification helps employers and institutions verify a candidate’s knowledge and skills using Unity technology to succeed in these industries. Whether it’s a desire to create games and apps or build new worlds in AR/VR, the Unity Certified User certification is the place to start.
~from Certiport Website
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