After-School K-8 STEM Enrichment Franchise Teaches Students to Create
SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At Zaniac,
kids aren’t just browsing the web, they’re building their own websites.
At Zaniac, a national STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
enrichment franchise for students in grades K-8, kids are building
necessary skills at a young age. Zaniac has launched its newest STEM
course, Web Design, which will be offered at campuses nationwide
starting January 25, 2016.
In Web Design, second through eighth grade students will explore web
programming by building their own custom website through web hosting
service Weebly, and work with cutting-edge web standards like HTML5 and
CSS3. Additionally, students will learn about site maintenance and
By going from concepts to functional sites, students will learn the
basics of web languages, layout strategies, color theory and responsive
web design. Upon completion of the program, students are able to keep
their website to share with friends and family.
“Web literacy is becoming an increasingly important skill for the 21st
century, which is why we’re excited to add this course to our
curriculum,” said Sidharth Oberoi, Zaniac President and Co-Founder. “By
learning web design at a young age, we hope to encourage kids to take an
active role in their online future.”
The after-school STEM enrichment franchise currently has corporate
campuses open in Salt Lake City and Park City, Utah, in addition to
franchises in Miami, New York City, Santa Monica, Connecticut and
Massachusetts. The fast-growing franchise has campuses set to open in
Southlake, Texas and Asheville, North Carolina early this year and plans
to reach 50 campuses total by 2017.
The new Web Design course will join the multiple Computer Programming
courses already offered at Zaniac. The program is a 90-minute class that
meets once a week for six weeks, and the five-to-one student to
instructor ratio ensures a personalized, peer-based educational
In addition to Web Design, Zaniac offers a multitude of other STEM
learning programs that gets kids excited to learn math and science while
preparing them for 21st Century jobs, including Zaniac
Robotics: LEGO®, Game-Based Learning: Minecraft™, App Creation, 3D
Printing and Fashion Design.
For more information about Zaniac or how to enroll in the Web Design
program, visit www.zaniaclearning.com.
Zaniac, based in Park City, Utah is a national science, technology,
engineering and math (STEM) education franchise with more than nine
campus locations in six states. Founded in 2011 by New York Times
bestselling author, economist, social entrepreneur and professor Paul
Zane Pilzer and 23-year-old academic Sidharth Oberoi, Zaniac aims to
make after-school learning fun, helping K-8 children become engaged,
develop confidence and measurably improve academic performance. For more
information, visit www.zaniaclearning.com.
Sara Faiwell, (847) 945-1300