Does your child have a product or service that can change their world, their family’s world, and create generational wealth?
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Teens learn how to apply the Lean Startup principles (Build, Measure, Learn) feedback loop to their idea
Teens discover and explore various tools and technologies they can use to bring their ideas to life
Teens elevate their skills here and use SCRUM to analyze, design, develop, test, and deploy their product
Before teens go live, they learn how to use metrics to validate their product, then Launch via our Demo Day Showcase to their Village
OUR TEENS JOURNEY FROM IDEA TO WEB SOLUTION
My company, Get Informed, is developing a website that compiles information and links from many different sources to help curious people get involved with current social movements
We’ve worked with many teens through schools/organizations who took our program for exposure to software development. Our Bootcamps are designed specifically for both teens and their parents/guardians who also want to monetize their products and make money online through their digital product/service to create financial success.
We’ve worked with many teens. We will work with yours and provide specific feedback to their idea on how to implement and improve upon it.
This is not the traditional approach to learning by reading boring books. Students learn through interactive student led collaborative interaction
EXPOSURE TO IN-DEMAND JOBS & SKILLS
There are many career fields involved in software development. Such as, Content Writers, Designers, Analyst, Coders to Testers. We expose teens to all of them
FOUNDATION FOR FINANCIAL SUCCESS
Partner with us to enable your teen to launch a product/service that can impact their school, community, family, life and the financial future of generations to come!
The possibility for products , especially built from services are unlimited. If your teen is having issues coming up with ideas, start with their passions, hobbies, talents and abilities. If you still have questions, chat with us first.
This program is for middle – high school students, ages 11 yrs old – 19 yrs old
We are looking for specific teens to work with. For our Bootcamp, teens must already have an idea/product/service and be ready to commit to the program. Parents/Guardians must commit to being their Accountability Buddy!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions (General)
IDEALStudent Bootcamp is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) tech program offered under our IDEALStudent Academy curriculum. This program is designed specifically for parents looking to help give their middle – high school teens a tech competitive edge, and learn to create financial success online .
Teens learn how to build web sites or apps around an idea they are passionate about. The programs are peer-centered, interactive, and student led. It focuses on Entrepreneurship, Software Development, 21st Century Skills, Web 2.0 Technologies, and Blended Learning. Teens develop enhanced Computational Thinking abilities, and ultimately transfer from passive to active users of technology who become the innovators, thinkers, designers, doers, and disruptors in our digital economy.
The current 6 weeks program runs for 6 weeks from 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19.
For middle school students we meet every Saturday @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
For high school students we meet every Saturday @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Frequently Asked Questions (Remote/Independent Work)
Frequently Asked Questions (Teen/Idea Selection)
If you think you would like to participate in a workshop on helping your teen come up with a product/service, drop your email here, and if we get enough interest we will see what we can put together – at a later time.
Frequently Asked Questions (Shopping Cart)
Teens can sell up to 3 products max on their websites.
However, we do assist with some things:
However, we do assist with some things:
However, we do assist with some things:
We help teens with the following:
Frequently Asked Questions (Accountability Buddies)
No, an AB is not required to meet with the teens during their live training sessions. However they are welcome to listen in if they prefer.
These are people who are really supportive of the teen. We encourage teens to treat their Village as:
What an Village is not
Frequently Asked Questions (Pricing)
No. Payment is due in full at time of registration.
Yes. We put a lot of time an energy to make this an amazing program for our teens. However, things happen.
In the event of a refund, our policy is as follows, Teen exit the program by:
Note: In the event any refund is issued, the teens website will be deleted.
Yes. We currently offer 1 upgrade in pricing. That is to have a custom domain name instead of the default name that ends with idealstudent.com. See our custom domain question below for more details.
After the 1 year – the teens can:
Frequently Asked Questions (Post Bootcamp)
After the 6 week Live Training, the teens will have a complete WordPress website with a shopping cart and up to 3 products for sale. In addition they will have an active blogging platform they use to promote their products and services and other content.
After successfully launching, we expect the teens to use their sites to promote, engage, connect, and make money. This will happen primarily through their blogging platform coupled with their shopping cart. We encourage teens to keep active by posting on a regular basis . By this point teens will be knowledgeable of WordPress, they will be fully equipped to modify existing pages and/or create new ones.
We will continue putting out training material and updated videos.
Teens will continue to have access to everything for the duration of the 1 yr membership.
Yes. Teens will have access for 1 year to our IDEALStudent Academy platform. This entails access to the curriculum, tech support, knowledgebase, and our community. In addition, they continue to have access to the full suite of services that comes bundled in their membership such as website hosting, ecommerce, SSL, sophisticated forms, and blogging to name a few. We also keep their websites upgraded to the latest versions and ensure all plugins are up to date.
After the year is up teens can renew their membership, export, or close their sites down.
Yes. After the 6 weeks, teens can leave their sites on the IDEALStudent Academy platform or they can export it and take it to any WordPress Hosting provider. There are many options available. It would be their responsibility to install and configure their site on a different server. The will continue to have 1 year access to our IDEALStudent Academy members area, however we do not support any sites that are not on our platform, i.e. hosted on our servers.
There are many benefits to allowing us to host your teens website:
Frequently Asked Questions (Technology Requirements)
Teens are required to have the following technology:
No. Not using a cell phone only. A cell phone will not allow teens to get the full experience of the program. Additionally, teens will be required to share their screens to highlight the work they did and complete tasks. Many of the systems teens will learn to use to design, develop, and test their ideas are designed for optimal use via desktop/laptopn, not phone.
At times use their cell phone for audio, because they don’t have audio on their laptop or desktop computer, which is perfectly fine.
In addition, the following are required also:
“I’ve taken my 20 years as a software developer, and entrepreneur – and all that I teach youth about our digital world – packaged it up, and want to deliver it to yours”
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The average salary for WordPress developers is $72,130. WordPress developers usually charge $50 per hour. (Simply Hired)
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Whether you want to create a basic website for a local business or a huge online store selling thousands of products, it can be done with WordPress. And, of course, it’s still great for blogging!
WordPress is totally free and open source. You never have to pay a dime for WordPress, and you can make any changes you want to the site’s code. You can use WordPress for whatever kind of site you want, and as many sites as you want, without purchasing additional licenses.
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