Available courses

5th Grade Math Moodle

Journalism I is a two-semester course designed to introduce students to the world of media. Students in Journalism will become analytical consumers of media and technology and enhance their communication skills. Writing, technology, visual and electronic media becometools for learning as students critique, create and produce effective communication. Students will learn and apply journalistic guidelines for writing, design, and photography These guidelines include objectivity, responsibility, and credibility.

Journalism students will apply their content knowledge by writing articles for news outlets, taking photographs, maintaining a website, and creating the yearbook.


http://userhome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/anthro/jbeatty/COURSES/glossary.htm

Resources and links to resources to help FBLA members prepare for competitive events.

Events are classified as follows:

  • Individual Objective Test (100 mc questions)
  • Individual Production Test (1-2 hour production test)
  • Team Role Play
  • Prejudged Individual, Team or Chapter
  • Individual Interview
  • Individual Speech
  • Presentation Individual or Team

There are 68 competitive events.

DC3, also known as Digital Media, is a one-semester, hands-on course focusing on the creative and technical skills necessary for Web design and animation. Students will create visual effects and animated graphics for video, web, and other types of media using computer software. Students learn the fundamentals of Web design and HTML, explore techniques used in building media for the Web, along with learning to develop content and publish media-based Web sites to the Internet.

Topics include; Elements of media, web design, audio and sound editing, and animation. All topics culminate in the production and publishing of an integration project.

Digital Communications 1 is a one semester course. Also known as "Layout and Design," DC1 combines the versatiity of the computer with page-design software. Students will create and produce printed materials of near photo-typed quality. This course includes sections on page composition, layout design editing functions and a variety of printing options.

Computerized Accounting I is a two-semester course that emphasizes basic accounting principles as they relate to both manual and computerized financial systems. Instruction is on an integrated basis, using computers and electronic calculators as the relationships and processes of anual and computerized accounting are presented. Entry-level skills in the accounting occupations can be attained.

Topics include: Introduction, basic accounting for service businesses, cash control and banking procedures, basic accounting for merchandising businesses, and payroll accounting.

The eighth grade music class is a nine week course that provides students with a general overview of the basic elements of music and relevant music history that has influenced American and western culture.  These elements include:

  • pitch,
  • rhythm 
  • melody 
  • harmony
  • texture 
  • musical form 
  • timbre

Significant music history events include but are not limited to:

  • Rock and Roll
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Guitar performance. The nine week period does not allow enough time for beginning students to become proficient in guitar performance.  However, students may learn to read basic musical notation, and play short simple melodies.