Fay’s Creativity and Design program spans Kindergarten through Grade 9, with a curriculum that builds creative problem-solving skills. In Primary and Lower School, Creativity and Design projects are integrated across the disciplines. In Upper School, the Creativity and Design program is formalized as a series of stand-alone classes:
Creators Class In this required course for grades 7 and 8, students learn to design with CAD/CAM systems, explore basic electronics and programming of circuit boards, and do digital fabrication with laser cutters, vinyl cutters, and 3D printing technologies.
Advanced 3D Design
This ninth-grade elective is considered a full academic course and is graded on the same scale as the core courses of math, English, science, history, and world languages. Through a series of design challenges, students learn to identify a problem and the target market, generate design specs, and build and test prototypes.Instead of textbooks, students each have their own toolboxes!Read More:
Build With Me: Creativity & Design in the Primary School