Information Technology Small Learning Community
The Information Technology (IT) Small Learning Community curriculum is designed to assist students in developing skills necessary to succeed in rigorous, relevant coursework that will provide a framework for preparation for college and post-graduate work. By the end of their senior year, students will be prepared to attend colleges and universities of their choice.
- Graduate at least 90% of ninth graders in four years
- Ensure all students are prepared to enter college with real post-secondary options
- Ensure the Information Technology Small Learning Community is the first choice for parents and students in the City of Atlanta
- Ensure every student receives a world-class education.
- To achieve Georgia Performance Standards
- To meet National Educational Technology Standards for students (NETS)
- To meet International Technology Education Associations Standards (ITEA)
- To establish a clear and concise six-year post-secondary plan
Program of Study
In addition to the core program of study, students will be required to take the following classes to meet the requirements of the Small Learning Community:
Pathway I : Computing (A+) Pathway II : Interactive Media
Computing in the Modern World Computing in the Modern Wold
Beginning Programming Fundamentals of Web Design
Intermediate Programming Advanced Web Design
A+ Certification Senior Project/
- Students will be able to apply technological knowledge and proficiency to solve real-world problems.
- Students will demonstrate written and oral proficiency, and will question the views of others when those views are not logically supported.
- Students will read and understand a range of publications and technical materials.
- Students will possess and understanding of and appreciation for the contributions made by the most innovative creators in the art of history, dance, music, theater and visual arts.
- Students will enhance interpersonal/intrapersonal skills to interact with a diverse cross section of academicians and peers.
- Students will maintain an academic and career digital portfolio/Senior Capstone Project.