IQuest September Newsletter

What's New for Fall?

Reminder: No Classes Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

In observance of The Labor Day Holiday, no IQuest classes.

The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual

Today, more of the world’s population is bilingual or multilingual than monolingual. In addition to facilitating cross-cultural communication, this trend also positively affects cognitive abilities. Researchers have shown that the bilingual brain can have better attention and task-switching capacities than the monolingual brain, thanks to its developed ability to inhibit one language while using another. In addition, bilingualism has positive effects at both ends of the age spectrum: Bilingual children as young as seven months can better adjust to environmental changes, while bilingual seniors can experience less cognitive decline. Read the full article.
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Designing For the Future

Whether it's a career in design, graphics, film, or architecture, it all begins with the fundamental elements of creating art.

As defined in Wikipedia, the applied arts are the application of design and decoration to everyday objects to make them aesthetically pleasing. The term is applied in distinction to the fine arts which aims to produce objects which are beautiful and/or provide intellectual stimulation. In practice, the two often overlap.


The fields of industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design and the decorative arts are considered applied arts. In a creative and/or abstract context, the fields of architecture and photography are also considered applied arts.

Help you child develop their creative mind with relevant courses such as:

Claymation

Learn stop motion animation, character / set creation, story-boarding and filming techniques that professional animators use. Bring your imagination, ideas, and energy, and leave with a clever stop animation film! For ages 8-17. Watch our featured summer demo below!
"Voldemort Crystal Kingdom" Claymation Summer 2015
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September Events

9/7 Monday


9/11 Zilker Relays Zilker Park www.zilkerrelays.com


9/16 Wednesday Early Release Day (LISD) District Calendar


9/20 Austin Museum Day Across Austin www.austinmuseums.org
9/23 First Day of Fall 2015: The Autumnal Equinox, Almanac.com

9/24-10/1/15 Fantastic Fest Various venues www.fantasticfest.com
9/26 Saturday IQuest Robotics, JAVA, Python & C++ classes begin!

9/26-27/15 The Old Pecan Street Festival 6th St. Austin www.pecanstreetfestival.org

We are IQuest!

After school learning, pre-school, languages, math, art, programming, SAT prep, seasonal camps & more!


Multiple Class Discount: Register for more than one IQuest class and receive a 10% discount off of every class after the first one at checkout. The discount is valid on all IQuest classes except for the packaged classes (Lingua Tots & MindQuest), partner classes (ex. Veritas SAT, Bricks4Kidz, Cook, Learn, Grow) and private lessons. Some restrictions apply, please call IQuest for details.