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VR Apps: From Consumption to Creation

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.86″ background_layout=”light”] The “Intro to Programming” class looks a bit different this year. Rather than following a typical ItP format that spends the majority of time solving “problems” that have no meaning to the student, we are focusing on learning the code necessary to solve problems that matter. Solving Problems That Matter At the beginning of the semester, I pitched an idea to my students that we

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What is Grit9?

Are you a business? Technically we’re an “EdCorp” or Education Corporation. That means we are a business that is ran inside of a school classroom. We provide real world learning opportunities for high school students through the creation of websites and presenting at conferences. We focus on learning real-world “soft skills” like collaboration, communication and what it means to be a young professional. But we are more than a business.

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Just Ship It.

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”#1-25 Ship it cards text” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.0.78″ background_layout=”light” border_style=”solid”] We received our pack of Ship It activities in the mail from the folks at Real World Scholars. Students have been busy leafing through, picking out their favorites that they’d like to do themselves. I’m not forcing any of my Grit9 students to do them, it’s optional…with the caveat that they are already engaged in some

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Ignite – Student Conference Tryouts

Six brave souls have volunteered to deliver a 5 minute Ignite speech on a topic of their choice;  20 slides, 15 seconds each auto-advanced. On Monday, Mr. Suter delivered his Ignite (“Apathy for Apathetics”). Thursday,  six students volunteered into the limelight. They are evaluated on: Presence (“the ability to project a sense of ease, poise, or self-assurance” – dictionary.com AKA, you look comfortable.) Engaging – Get the audience’s attention, and keep

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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

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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

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Grit9: Winter Sale!

Its winter time again and Grit9 is running our Winter Sale! With up to 20% off websites and 10% off all photo scanning projects with more than 500 photos!

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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  

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