Two Year Cycle. Units order may be switched at anytime to accommodate the best learning experience.



7/8 Units/Challenges:

Year One:

  • 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player (pre-mini unit)
    • Content: 17 various soft skills need to be the ultimate team member
    • Skills: Teaching Thinking Routines and allowing the students to have a license to them at all times.
  • ThinkQuest
    • Content:
    • Skills:


By Marking Period (example, subject to change)
  • 1st
    • Intro theme "17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player" John Maxwell.
      • Assessments & Benchmark data of skills

    • Race and Crash Design Challenge.
  • 2nd
    • Video Mini-Challenge
    • Arduino, Programming and Coding (2 classes)/3D Design & Printing (Fusion360) switch at quarter
  • 3rd
    • Arduino, Programming and Coding (2 classes)/3D Design & Printing (Fusion360)
  • 4th
    • Crime Scene Investigation

Year Two:
  • Mindset(pre-mini unit)
  • GPS/GIS
  • Robotics NXT/EV3
  • Remixing
  • (re)Make