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Design in the MYP

MYP DESIGN 1-5

MYP Design challenges all students to apply practical and creative thinking skills to solve design problems, encourages students to explore the role of design in both historical and contemporary contexts, and raises students’ awareness of their responsibilities when making design decisions and taking action.

Inquiry and problem-solving are at the heart of the subject group. MYP design requires the use of the design cycle as a tool, which provides the methodology used to structure the inquiry and analysis of problems, the development of feasible solutions, the creation of solutions, and the testing and evaluation of the solution.

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AutoCAD in Grades 11&12

Introduction to AutoCAD provides students with the opportunity to develop computerized drafting, design, and management abilities in a project-based setting.  Students will complete a skills-based series of tutorials before using two- and three-dimensional drawing to address original design challenges that also include scheduling and materials requirements.  This course is especially appropriate for students interested in pursuing careers in engineering or architecture.

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