Grade 6 has begun to dive into the world of Design, starting with Human Ergonomics and Empathy. They collaborated and created a survey distributed to teachers. The next step is the process of taking that information and creating designs using a variety of tools such as Adobe Illustrator and Cricut Design Space to create a dodecahedron lamp that will be revealed later next month.
Animation Story Design
Grade 8 students are creating an animated digital storybook for their chosen target audience. They have researched their subjects and target audiences. Each student is completing a different book based on their interests. They have begun developing ideas, including character design and backgrounds, and have started creating storyboards. They will continue to identify text and images suitable for animation and present those final choices before inputting them into the Adobe Creative Cloud
applications to make the animated storybook.
Grade 9 students are creating a digital game to be used to reinforces a particular topic. They’ve researched a variety of games and platforms and design choices. They’ve developed a range of ideas for their chosen games. They’ll begin to design the various parts of the game in the platform of their choice by creating storyboards to map the different stages and events within the game. They’ll also start developing the ideas for characters and backgrounds.