LEVEL is designed to educate the future technologist of Miami. We define a technologist as a citizen equipped with the knowledge, tools, and community to solve problems with technology. As the complexity of technology grows in use, learning how to acquire knowledge to build or use technology becomes necessary for an ever evolving set of complex technological problems.
LEVEL is about skills development in eight areas of study. Computation, Physical Computation, Devices, Data, Internet, Creative, Entrepreneurship, and Learn2Think. These eight areas represent a wide range of skills necessary for working in a digital economy.
Computing teaches the student about reading, writing, and securing the code that runs on machines.
Entrepreneurship teaches the student value creation through problem solving, business function, communication and leadership.
Physical Computing teaches the student how to construct & control the physical machines.
Data teaches the student how to store, model, analyze and put into action the information collected.
Devices teaches the student how to design, use and repair the digital tools they use every day.
Creative teaches students all forms of digital media creation in 2D, 3D design, video and audio creation.
Internet teaches the student how to: design, build and route digital networks, and web applications.
Learn2Think teaches to student problem solving skills, digital law, self study and teaching.
LEVEL offers the most comprehensive course pathway across grades 1-12, starting with introductory level computational thinking and block programming courses all the way up to AP level text-based programming courses in many languages. Our courses align with many standards frameworks. Our courses are aligned to the following standards:
Students who have mastered all of the program will have enough general skills in technology to design, implement, and execute on technology projects as part of a team in a firm