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STEM Offerings Spring 2015
Posted on 01/09/2015
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STEM+Art Institute classes

Elective classes that instruct middle and high school students in STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) through project based curriculum taught by professionals in the community. High school student gain marketable skills and dual credit.  The goal of Taos Academy’s STEM+Art Institute is to engage students in rigorous coursework designed to increase graduation rates and enrollment in post secondary universities and prepare students for professional careers.

2009-2010- Taos Academy invested in a state-of-the-art technology lab to designed for the exploration of STEM, digital media arts and academic topics through applied technology.   Courses offered were: Installation Art, Kinetic Sculpture, Engineering, Video Production and Animation (grant from Los Alamos)

2010-2011 – Glass Fusion, Scientific Art, Video Mixing, Music, Software Applications, Video Production, Environmental Studies, and Technology Research and Development (Grant from Los Alamos and State Farm Good Neighbor), clay workshops

2011-2012 – Classes are offered on Fridays and after school and open to both middle and high school students

Fall 2011 – History of Music, Glass Fusion, Video Game Design, Clay, Acting, SInging

Spring 2012 – Video, Shine the Light (glass fusion), Cooking

  Began the GROW Program (Growing Renewable Options for the World) agricultural program (Farm to Table grant)

Summer 2012 – Kinetic Sculpture, Installation Art as part of Intel grant and ISEA 2012 (International Symposium for Electronic Art)- Open to all Taos County students

2012-2013- HS Fall 2012 – UNM Music Application, UNM Video Production

HS Spring 2013 – UNM Mixed Media, UNM Music Application, UNM Video Production, Culinary Arts

MS Fall -1 -  Music Application, Video Production, Culinary Arts

MS Fall 2 – Performance, Mixed Media, Photography, Science Lab, Culinary Arts (Salsa Business/ Entrepreneurship)

MS Spring 1 – Dance, Dichronic Glass/Jewelry, Performance, Science Lab,

MS Spring 2 - Music Application, Video Production, Creative Writing, Environmental Studies, Dance

GROW (TCF grant)(Farm to Table grant)

 

2013-2014 - HS Fall 2013 – UNM Music Application, UNM Video Production, UNM Mixed Media Arts

HS Spring 2014 – UNM Mixed Media, UNM Music Application, UNM Video Production, Culinary Arts, UNM Green Technology

MS Fall -1 -  Music Application, Video Production, Dance, Photography, Science Lab, Performance, Theatrical Set Design, Game Design

MS Fall 2 – Video Production, Performance, Photography, Sustainable Science, Culinary, Theatrical Set Design, Game Design

MS Spring 1 – Eco-Couture, clay workshops, Media Literacy, Performance, Science Lab, I Museum (Harwood), Fitness and Nutrition

MS Spring 2 – Culinary Arts, Video Production, Eco-Couture, Music, FIT Taos Environmental Studies, Health and Nutrition

GROW (TCF grant)(Farm to Table grant), Technology in Journalism (Century Link grant), Environmental Studies. (TCF grant and Subaru Healthy Sprouts grant) – Afternoon classes open to all Taos County Students

Summer 2014- Financial Literacy (including budgeting, cost of college, credit cards, predatory lending, and avoiding financial mistakes)  Funded by TCF - Open to all Taos County students

 

2014-2015 – HS Fall 2014 – UNM Culinary Arts, UNM Photography, Storytelling, Post Apocalyptic Science, UNM Acting, UNM Music Application

HS Spring 2015- UNM Culinary Arts, Storytelling, UNM Painting and Drawing, Intro to Robotics, UNM Music Application, UNM Intro to Video

MS Fall 1 – Music (two classes), Solar Energy, Culinary Arts(two classes), Photography, Edventure (FIT Outdoor Education), Media Literacy, Intro to Video

MS Fall 2 – Music (two classes), Culinary, Photography, Dance, Sculpture and Painting, Intro to Video, Rock Climbing

MS Spring 1 – Music (two classes), Culinary, Intro to Aviation, Chorus, Sculpture and Painting, Intro to video, Acting, Archery

MS Spring 2 – Music, Culinary, Intro to Aviation, Chorus, Sculpture and Painting, Intro to video, Rock Climbing, Archery, Intro to Architecture, EdVenture (FITaos Outdoor Education)

 

2015-2016 – HS Fall 2015 – UNM Culinary Arts, UNM Photography, UNM Dinner Theater, New Media Art and Web Design, UNM Painting and Drawing, UNM Music Application, Archery

HS Spring 2016 – UNM Culinary Art, UNM Acting 120, Creative Writing, UNM Digital Music, UNM Music Application, Archery, Robotics

MS Fall 1- Music Application (two classes), Culinary Arts, Photography (two classes) Robotics, Arts and Crafts, Painting and Drawing, Cyber Art, Archery

MS Fall 2 - Music Application (two classes), Culinary Arts, Photography (two classes) Robotics, Theatrical Set Design, Introduction to Video,  Painting and Drawing, Cyber Art, Archery

2016-2017

HS Fall 2016 – UNM Culinary Arts, Broadcasting 101, UNM Community Theater, Digital Media Arts, UNM Painting and Drawing, UNM Art of Cinematography, UNM Music Application, Archery

HS Spring 2017 - UNM Culinary Arts, Broadcasting 101, UNM Acting, Digital Media Arts, UNM Painting and Drawing, UNM Music Application, Archery

MS Fall 1 – Music Application, Culinary Arts, Introduction to Photography, Robotics, Living Labyrinth, Community Theater, Cyber Arts, The Art of Cinematography, Broadcasting 101, Archery

MS Fall 2 – Music Application (Beginning and Intermediate), Culinary Arts, Robotics, Introduction to Painting and Drawing, Cyber Arts, The Art of Cinematography, Broadcasting 101, Archery

MS Spring 1 - – Music Application (Beginning and Intermediate), Culinary Arts, Robotics, Introduction to Nature Photography, Painting and Drawing, Cyber Arts, Introduction to Video Editing, Broadcasting 101, Archery

MS Spring 2 – Culinary Arts, Music Application (Beginning/Intermediate), 3-D Printing, Art Class, Introduction to Aviation, Cyber Art, Introduction to Video Production, Learn to DJ, Broadcasting, FITaos Edventures (Environmental Education), Archery