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     This is the Digital Arts & Media and Broadcast Journalism Exploratory site.  Here you will find descriptions of the 6th, 7th and 8th grade exploratories.  


The goal is to prepare students to learn, practice and grow in their technology and 21st Century Skills.  All of the classes are project based and emphasize creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, digital citizenship and of course, technology skills development.

    All homework and course curriculum may be found on Edmodo​ and Mr. Anderson's blog.  


6th Grade Digital Arts & Media

     Welcome to Timberview’s 6th Grade Computer Applications class. Students will engage in project-based activities that implement the National Educational Technology Standards and D20 21st Century Skills. Students will understand and practice Digital Citizenship. Students will practice keyboarding skills, create projects using Microsoft Word, Pivot Animator, and Adobe Photoshop CS6. They will also use Internet-based software like Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, and Prezi.

 

7th Grade Digital Arts & Media

     Students will engage in project-based activities that implement the National Educational Technology Standards and D20 21st Century Skills. Students will understand and practice Digital Citizenship. Students will practice keyboarding skills, create advanced graphic design, 3D, and animation projects using using Adobe Photoshop CS6. Students will be create an online portfolio  showcasing their work on restricted-access blogs via Google Blogger. They will also use Internet-based software like the Google Docs, Google Slides, and Google Sheets. Basic coding principles will be introduced and practiced using resources such as the Khan Academy, Hour of Code, and Code combat.

 

8th Grade Broadcast Journalism

     Students will engage in project-based activities that implement the National Educational Technology Standards and D20 21st Century Skills. Students will understand and practice effective journalism techniques. Students will perform journalistic investigation, write scripts, and film and edit footage. They will produce both the daily announcements for Wolf TV and special features on local, national, and global news topics.

 


  

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