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This page is a free resource for all teacher's to access.  This resource include professional develops and experience that I've participated in and those that I've led throughout my years in teaching.  

S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.  This elective course is geared to prepare out students to solve real world problems using certain habits of minds such as collaboration, creative thinking, critical thinking, communication, and more.  In this fully project based class you will learning how to envision, develop, design, and share your designs to an audience.

STEAM:Theater is a course focused on learning how to enhance the story of a theatrical performance through sound, lighting, set building, and set designing.  All learner will be capable of managing various aspects of the Hoover Auditorium to provide the audience a seemless experience as they are watching the Musical Theater's performance.   A signature piece of the work that students will be working on while getting the stage ready for the spring musical performance is a stop motion video which will include all the aspects of theater including: set building, lighting, storytelling, sounds, voice overs, and more.  

In the STEAM Coding class, student will learning the principles of coding by looking at exploring and applying different coding structures like methods, class, loops, parameters, variables, array, conditionals, and event to a variety of projects.  In the second semester will use those programming concepts to create a game which will be pitched to professionals and shared within the school community.

STEAM Spark is an elective only for 8th graders that meet certain requirement that will be describe during our SPARK info session.  The purpose of this class is to provide students an opportunity to apprentice at a professional site outside of the school setting.   Students will learn skills with their mentor as they persue their passion based experience.  At the end of the semester students will share out their experience at Discovery Night.  While students are apprenticing, students will learn about career exploration, leadership, professionalism, and applying the habits of mind to projects done in class. By the end of the program, student will have reflected their experience using a blog and will have created a cover letter and resume which they will carry with them for the rest of their professional lives.

This is resource for Mr. Aringo's Advisory.