A handful of 6th graders during tech class and lunch/recess worked on the initial phases of Virtual Reality (VR) development, using Unity. Three of our JH students, David Polkowski, Michael Moret, and Manny Villar are featured in this video. These individuals, along with Tifany Gomez also collaborated in the building of a gaming computer.
S.T.E.M. curriculum is overwhelmingly being advocated by several schools around our
country. STEM education is meant to empower students in the integration of four areas: (science,
technology, engineering, and math). Springs School Dstrict has been bringing this learning initiative
to the forefront for awhile now.
Our students have an opportunity to do hands-on
projects from wood working to robotics. Also, Springs students
participate in CBT exercises whereby they learn about everything from
video editing to CAD.
It is based on the history and geography of the Eastern Hemisphere, including
the development of cultures, civilizations, empires,
interaction between societies, and the comparison of trends
in government and economics. It also incorporates elements of
of the social sciences. The course is divided into eight Key Ideas that cover a time span from pre-history into
the 1300s. Coursework is also intended to
address current events and English Language Arts