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ARTS, A/V TECHNOLOGIES &
COMMUNICATIONS

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The Digital Gaming Experience
NEXT Steps uses Career, Technical & Agricultural Education (CTAE) curriculum, our Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System™, and Operation Restoration service-learning projects to bridge the gap between applied learning and the digital gaming experience.
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ARTS, A/V TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS

Verifies proven competencies with processes involved in the technologies of printing, publishing, packaging, and electronic imaging and development of cognitive skills, aesthetics, and crafts (typography, visual arts, and page layout.)

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Put these badges into play by sharing them through your social media networks.
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Form or join a Junior Executive Management (JEM) Team to coordinate a service-learning project that will help you accomplish your service-goal(s). Fees apply.
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OUR “WHOLISTIC” FUNDING APPROACH
We believe if each member of the team contributes to the project, then each member of the team should benefit from the reward.  That’s why our Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System™ makes sure:

  • 70% of each donation goes towards the actual project
    — 30% for student stipends as a reward for learning new STEM++ skills
    — 40% for supplies, equipment, service-providers and materials
  • NEXT Steps only keeps 30% of each donation
  • We give any remaining project funds to the host organization . . . because everyone needs to keep their lights on

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Select an Operation Restoration service goal that you would like to accomplish with a member of our NEXT Steps Partner In Education network.
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Select the Earn This Badge icon or use our submission form below to submit proof that you have earned your digital badge(s) and Skillcoin Rewards™
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  • 30% Student Stipends
  • 40% Project Funds
  • 30% NEXT Steps
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A Strategic Partnership With Georgia Tech University
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Digital Badges
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[x_icon type=”money”] = Make A Donation
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Careers II
Digital Badge


The CTE Career Cluster II Program Badge helps students identify and explore career and vocational areas of interest that would enhance and maximize their current STEM++ skillset.

$3.00
Skillcoin Rewards

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Contributions
Digital Badge

The Contributions Task Badge helps students work as a contributing member of a Junior Executive Management Team.

$9.00
Skillcoin Rewards

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Products & Services II
Digital Badge


The Products & Services II Project Badge helps students explain/present in specific detail how the products and services of Partners In Education meet the needs of their College Town communities.

$6.00
Skillcoin Rewards

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Arts, A/V Technologies &
Communications Digital Badge


The Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Skills Badge ensures students gain STEM++ skills in A/V Technology & Film, Printing Technology, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Journalism & Broadcasting, Telecommunications.

$12.00
Skillcoin Rewards

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Entertainment Program
Digital Badge


The Entertainment Programs Project Badge helps students coordinate an event that provides entertainment for their College Town community.

$6.00
Skillcoin Rewards

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Film, Digital Media & Entertainment
Digital Badge


The Architecture & Construction Digital Badge ensures students gain STEM++ skills in Design and Pre-Construction, Construction, Maintenance and Operations.

$12.00
Skillcoin Rewards

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SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
To earn your digital badges & Skillcoin Rewards™, use this submission form to provide the following information:

  1. Your first, middle initial, last name and age.
  2. The name of your school, community group, grade, course and instructor, group leader, mentor and/or sponsor.
  3. The name of your JEM Team and the role you play on it (if applicable).
  4. The name and address of your College Town project site.
  5. The name of your Operation Restoration service-learning project and a brief description of how your service goal(s) will positively impact your College Town project site.
  6. A detailed description of how you used your STEM++ skills to achieve your service goal(s).

You must be logged in to post a submission.

Don’t forget to submit links and/or attachments to documents, videos, photos, audio clips, blog posts, news articles, social media content, etc. that show you implementing action items for your service project.
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Full Circle Arts & Technology
2016 FIRST Robotics Competition
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Operation Restoration Service-Learning Goals

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Our Operation Restoration service-learning projects provide students with meaningful, industry-based workforce experiences within six key areas:
• Civic Leadership
• Health & Wellness
• Agricultural Technologies & Urban Design
• Introductions to STEM++ Career Pathways
• Social Entrepreneurship
• Environmental Stewardship
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Produce original media content that addresses an issue within your College Town community to demonstrate an understanding of: industry terminology, safety, basic equipment, script writing, production, production teams, programming, lighting, recording, editing, studio production, and professional ethics.
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Produce original media content that addresses an issue within your College Town community using: storyboard creation, the physics and anatomy of motion, technology of animation, properties and use of color, cameras and lighting, fundamentals of modeling and animating, creating a portfolio and file management.
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Demonstrate how you can or will print, publish, package, and/or use electronic imaging to present your original media content at an Investor/Mentor Meetup, NSPIE engagement event or JEM Team meeting.
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Demonstrate advanced camera techniques, audio production, scriptwriting, producing, directing, and editing by producing a digital portfolio, STEM++ resume and financial portfolio to include references and production samples.
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Produce Game and APP design for our Community Connections Mapping Project to demonstrate knowledge of human and animal animations and how to apply the aesthetic and technical aspects of animation of characters (i.e., the physics and physicalization of action, weight, and timing).
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Highlight your post-production skills through work you present both independently and in a small production team to create a 3-D or special effect project that can be added to our Community Connections Mapping Project (i.e., marketing materials for a local NSPIE Partner, discovery and solution process for your Operation Restoration service-learning project, your superhero/secret agent identy and STEM++ super powers in action, etc.).
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Our Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System Is Recognized By These NSPIE Partners

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To earn more digital badges & Skillcoin Rewards™

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Learn how to identify local resources within your College Town by conducting a market analysis and creating interactive maps using geospatial software, vector graphics and mobile app technology.
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The Junior Executive Management (JEM) Training Course teaches students how to conduct market analysis activities and connect with local resources within their College Town community.
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Gain advanced skills in film, digital media, live streaming, portal development, pre- and post production editing, and broadcast journalism.
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STEM++ Career Pathway

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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
Hospitality & Tourism
Green Technologies
Finance
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Human Services
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
Information Technology
Manufacturing
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STEM++ Industries
Government & Public Admin

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Make a donation today to sponsor the digital badge collection for your STEM++ industry.

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