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Eldorado HS is excited to offer the Academy of Video Game Technology and Animation. The rich tradition of rigorous academics and sound extra-curricular activities at Eldorado will provide students an incredible framework for learning and achievement. Our school is dedicated to providing a safe learning environment that promotes academic excellence, character development, and responsible citizens; therefore, these new magnet programs will build upon our school’s philosophy for many years to come.

Our Vision
To become an academy that produces world class video game developers and web designers.

Our Mission
To provide a safe, challenging, collaborative learning environment that allows students to be the best that they can be.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Students have multiple pathways of learning
  • Develop student self esteem through content mastery
  • Develop the synergy between pedagogy, content, and technology

 

Video Game Technology
This one-year course is designed to introduce students to the elements and structure of game design and development. The major are areas of emphasis are game methodology, game genres, game theory, interactive experiences, and immersive environments. Project based learning, collaboration, and portfolio development are essential elements to this class. Instructional practices incorporate integration of diversity awareness including appreciation of all cultures and their important contributions to society. The appropriate use of technology is an integral part of this course. This course fulfills one of the elective credits required for high school graduation. Read More

 

Animation
This one-year course provides students who have achieved all content standards in Animation an advanced study through investigation and in-depth research. The student collaborates with the supervising teacher to design and implement the topic of study. Coursework may include various
work-based learning experiences such as internships and job shadowing, involvement in a school-based enterprise, completion of a capstone project, and/or portfolio development. Instructional practices incorporate integration of diversity awareness including appreciation of all cultures and
their important contributions to society. The appropriate use of technology is an integral part of this course. This course fulfills one of the elective credits required for high school graduation and may
be repeated. Read More

 

CyberSecurity
This one-year course provides students with introductory knowledge and skills in developing and implementing cybersecurity. Areas of emphasis include: cyber ethics, online safety, and securing networks. Instructional practices incorporate integration of diversity awareness including appreciation of all cultures and their important contributions to society. The appropriate use of technology is an integral part of this course. This course fulfills one of the elective credits required for high school graduation. Read More