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21st Century Tech Skills

  • This course focuses on learning computer programming as a 21st Century Skill. Students use problem solving, creativity and critical thinking in project-based units in game development, web development, and computer science. Supported self-direction and progress are based on student initiative and accountability. The course includes introductory technology concepts like Internet of Things as well as introductory robotics projects. The Robotics Unit includes diverse builds, and games that align with education standards while also showing real-world applications of concepts.

AM Units of Study

    • Game mod development
    • HTML 5 and CSS3 programming
    • JavaScript and Python programming
    • Internet of Things
    • Introductory robotics
    • Mindfulness

PM Units of Study

    • Intermediate Python
    • 3D modeling software
    • CAD software
    • Rendering and troubleshooting printing processes
    • Robotics concepts
    • Building and problem solving
    • Mindfulness

  • Students will:

    • Sit at computer for periods of time
    • Work in teams and independently
    • Build problem-solving skills
    • Make connections between coding and technology devices