Academy Director: David Manning

Academy Teacher Team & Schedule:

Teacher's NameDavid Manning
Course(s) TaughtGame Foundations
Period Taught2,3,4, & 5

Game Design

Game 2D Graphic

Game 3D Gr. Animation

*Please upload your supporting documents in the column below for each standard.



Standard 1: Integrated Curriculum / Projects
Heather Henderson - Language Arts coach until specific teacher is provided. We are doing projects with reading informational texts and writing a SLAM response. I have requested English 1 for Foundations, English 2 for Design, English 3 for 2D art and Programming for next year. When we offer 3D art and Multi-User Programming again we would like English 4.
Curriculum In Action:
Curriculum In Action:
2nd grade students at DAS playing math games created by Level 1 students:

Standard 2: Career Focus

Standard 3: Program of Study

Standard 4: Advisory Committee

Standard 5: Enrollment
49 Students in Academy. (3) Level 4's, (12) Level 3's, (15) Level 2's, (19) Level 1's. 0% out of district.
Standard 6: Pure Schedule
See Mr. John DeVito & Mrs. Jaime Luxton {see survey from directors meeting}
Standard 7: Common Planning / Collaboration
  1. Weekly PLC Meetings-Collaboration through E-mail, Text, Phone, Microsoft Lync, Skype and face to face meetings
  2. Collaborating with Mrs. Gear and Multi-VE pk-2 program – having students create geometry games
  3. Academy Director’s Meeting in October
  4. Ongoing collaboration with Mrs. Urquart at Spruce Creek High School on gaming materials and information
  5. Jessica Clayton, the STEM Director, maintains the agenda and paperwork for our weekly PLC’s.
Standard 8: Staff Development
  1. Academy Director's Meetings
  2. Monthly Professional Development (Early Release Wednesdays)
  3. Weekly STEM PLC Meeting with CTE Teachers
  4. and GMetrix
  5. Monthly CTE department meetings
  6. Attending E3 2016 June 14-16
  7. Attending Certified 2016 Conference June 28-30
  8. Curriculum Planning Meetings with Game & Sim academy directors.
Standard 9: Articulation
Open House at UHS - September 10 2015
STEM Academy Assembly - September 2015
High School Showcase - December 10 2015
UHS Sneak Peak - January 26 2016
UCF STEM Expo - April 8 2016
Daytona State STEM Expo - January 29 2016
EMS Military Day January 29 2016
STEM 5K/Color Run - March 4 2016
CTE Liason sent to River Springs Middle School - Februrary 4 2016

Ambassador - Michael Sheffield
Standard 10: Workbased Learning

Standard 11: Capstone Project
Project for Level 1: They are each making a 1st grade math game to be presented to Deltona Adventist
Project for Level 2: They are forming a company out of the class. They will all work towards a final game project after doing a mock kickstarter.
Project for Level 3: They will complete an animation using Adobe Flash.
Standard 12: Marketing
Academy Ambassador: Michael Sheffield
Students created a Game & Simulation logo.

S.T.E.M. T-shirts
Game Club T-shirts
Open House. Spoke with parents first about certifications, then Game Maker coding. Discussed grading system and Edmodo access.
Created Game & Sim Twitter, Youtube channel, and grant parents access to Edmodo which is updated with all projects being worked on.
Advisory Council

Final Evaluation:
No Level Met