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P-TECH Students Design Solutions for Classroom Storage

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P-TECH students have been working in teams to design furniture that can be built to add function to classroom space in the new program. The goal was to design a piece of furniture that can store books as well as serve at least one additional purpose. After brainstorming ideas individually, students were placed into groups […]

Hour of Code in Smith School

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Smith School students participated in the “Hour of Code,” a grassroots campaign designed to encourage wider participation in computer science. Jennifer Merkle’s Turning Point high school class hosted students from other classes who visited to partake in a variety of coding-based activities. Students were able to play with programmable Ozobots, engage with activities from the […]

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Updates to Computer Technology Curriculum

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The Career and Technical Education Computer Technology program has updated its curriculum to place a greater emphasis on cybersecurity-related careers. This new focus is driven by critical shortages in the technology workplace and the federal government. The field of cybersecurity is growing in importance and this skill set is in increasingly high demand. The new […]