Young | Professional | Design

Alex Dunahay: International Teacher and Educator

Alex Dunahay, a junior in Mr. Suter’s Technology and Entrepreneurship course, has taken on a unique project where he has the opportunity to showcase his business skills to students across the globe. Leading the G.L.O.B.E. (global learning opportunities in business education) project, Alex has become a teacher for students in Varanasi, India. He works with […]

Passion Projects 2023-2024

Matt is streaming on Twitch and uploading videos to YouTube.  This is to record progress of gameplay efficiency and to grow a small community surrounding the games he likes.  Games have always inspired Matt to find more efficient ways to beat them, which gives him competitive spirit.  His twitch is here: Twitch.TVchoomlive. Jacob is also […]

VR Job Training Simulations Project

VR Job Training Simulations Project Update: 3/10/2023 Students have completed their VR Development training, and have begun “Paper Prototyping” the job training. Paper Prototyping helps describe the experience in terms of: What will the user SEE at the START? (How do they know what to do next?) How will the user get FEEDBACK to know […]

Amid Covid: Teaching in a Pandemic

Week 1: Launch in 10,9…LAUNCH. Assignments online? Check…with 887 video tutorials I’ve made dating back to 2012. Students ready to complete work in a completely new way, taking on all time-management responsibilities? That one’s tricky. My 6 and 7 year old kids ready to sit still for hours doing work, letting me do my own […]

VR in Europe: Mr. Suter’s Grant-Funded Trip

“Design your dream professional development…” “…anywhere in the world, develop yourself as a teacher. Don’t focus on the students, focus on yourself as a professional.” Those are the paraphrased instructions of the Fund For Teachers grant I received in January 2019.It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Application I learned of FFT through a friend of mine, Grant […]

SXSWedu – Game Design Presentations

The new “Game Design Pipeline: Start middle school or new high school students in Ready Maker (GetReady.io), a cute little brother to Unity Transition from Ready Maker in Unity’s Playground Project Use the new Unity “Learn” platform (Launching June 2019) to transition into Unity by learning: C# fundamentals Unity basics VR development   Teaching Game […]

Choose Your Own Textbook

“Choose a non-fiction book to better yourself” These were the only instructions. Another opportunity afforded by the web design and photo-scanning work that we do has manifested; this time in the form of…”textbooks”. This did not need to revolved around technology or even entrepreneurship. The very process of them taking an honest look at what […]

Radio Advertising

Did some recording today for our radio adds to start next week. One is real, the rest are…yeah. Radio Ad (Connor): https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/grit9-bucket/connor_ad.mp3 Radio Ad (AnnaMarie): https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/grit9-bucket/anna+ad.mp3  

VR to 3D Print

Elida High School art teacher Mrs. Johnson created a mug on the HTC Vive in an app called MasterpieceVR, then Grit9 printed it on our Flashforge Finder 3D printer. It was so much fun that we decided to collaborate and have all of her sculpture art students experience the same process. They are using the […]

Magazine Article – Ohio School Board

We were fortunate to have Gary Motz from the Ohio School Board Association Magazine visit our classroom. The magazine is distributed to school boards and administration in Ohio. Contact us: grit9design at gmail dot com Read the article: OSBA_magazine_Article