Presentations at the Teen LibraryDigiComm students presented Wednesday night at The Third Place: A Teen Library. They showed off their original short stories and artwork to the community. The public turnout was great and we thank everyone who came out to show support!To see more pictures click here.
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Dice 'n O Cooking ShowNew Tech will be making its first student cookbook in the Modern Food/Chemistry class. Each student will pick an original recipe and make a live presentation about the recipe. Presentations will include why that recipe was chosen as well as documentation of metric conversions and all Food Science and Chemistry concepts relating to the recipe. A winner will be picked to receive a large spread in the cookbook. What a tasty way to end the semester and show off everything they have learned!
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VVC Inspires Park Visitors
On Friday, November 22nd a group of New Tech Visual and Verbal Communications Students helped put up inspirational signs they designed and made. They were installed in Reike park in Auburn.
It all started in September when a committee of 9th grade New Tech Students attended an Auburn Parks Department Board Meeting to talk with board members and get approval for designing and installing signs for our Reike Park this fall. Visual and Verbal Communication students then set to work researching the 7 life dimensions that lead to a quality life. In order to best promote wellness in our community they researched social wellness, physical wellness, spiritual wellness, environmental wellness, emotional wellness, intellectual wellness, financial and occupational wellness. The topic ...
Posted Nov 25, 2013, 10:17 AM by webmaster dnt
What Project Based Learning Is and Isn'tThis is a wonderful article written in a blog regarding what project-based learning is, and what it isn't. http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/01/what-project-based-learning-is-and-isnt/
Posted Nov 11, 2013, 6:54 AM by webmaster dnt
New Tech to Redesign J.R. Watson LibraryNew Tech students in Consumer Communications are collaborating with J.R. Watson Elementary School’s administration, staff, librarian, and students to give Watson’s library a makeover! J.R. Watson is transforming into an International Baccalaureate school, and would like to give the library a new feel.The DNT students must research the core values of J.R. Watson and International Baccalaureate schools and redecorate the Watson library to reflect those values. Students must keep the design realistic, and that means staying within budget and utilizing existing space.Students will conduct research through formal reading, field experience, and interview. They will learn about requisitions, itemized invoices, purchase orders, and formal proposals. DNT will use various tools to communicate with the ...
Posted Nov 11, 2013, 6:35 AM by webmaster dnt