Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

Technology / STEM

Teacher: Debby Hallcom (debbyhallcom@gmail.com)


Description: If you love technology, engineering, gaming, coding, and tinkering around with computers, then you will love the STEM/Technology class! Students will have the opportunity to explore computers in-depth and experiment/troubleshoot real-world issues and problems to enhance the development of critical thinking skills. 


Using PC based computers, we will learn the basics of components of PCs, networking, operating systems installation, configuration, virtualization, and operational procedures. It’s sure to be an action-packed time of learning!


WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • IT Fundamentals certification prep
  • Office 365 skills
  • Google Classroom and Docs creation
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Hands-on/Lab Safety
  • Blended Learning in:
    Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Workplace Readiness Skills
  • Mobile Computing
  • Digital Thumbprints and Ethics
  • IT/Online Security
  • Networking
  • Life-Long Learning
  • Sustainability


To register your student in this class, you will need to register them through the normal registration process as well as to submit the course application to Mrs. Hallcom (click here to download the application) This will help ensure your student is able to succeed in this class. 


WHAT TO BRING:

  • PC based Personal Laptop or Tablet
  • IT Fundamentals Study Guide (added to description 3/15/2020)
  • Note Pad/Notebook
  • Pens and Highlighters
  • Book/Class Lab Fee – to be discussed


Copy/Supply fee:  TBD


 


Annual tuition: $400 

Debby Hallcom

A.A.T Computer Programming, Technical Teaching Degree 

various IT certifications

Hi, my name is Debby Hallcom. I’m the youngest of five children – born and raised in Richmond, Virginia and lived here all my life! I’m a born-again believer and love singing, leading in worship and teaching children about hearing the voice of the Lord. I’m married to the love of my life, David Hallcom, and together we have a blended family of 4 grown adult children and one grandchild.  We love serving the Lord together and staying active in our community and the local church where we teach children about worship and Direct the Richmond School of Supernatural Ministry at Harvest Renewal Church in RVA. We also have published music titled “First Encounter” - 9 of the 10 songs were written by David. Click here: first encounter music cd

I’ve been teaching technology style courses to both adults and children for over 30 years!  The main aspect I love about teaching is seeing my students thrive and become mighty men and women for the Lord in the marketplace and using their skills to glorify HIM.

I hold an Associate’s Degree in Computer Programming from Bryant and Stratton College, and Technical Teaching License from Virginia Commonwealth University and have various certifications in the IT field. Have written Test Banks for the A+ 901/902 exam series for Kaplan University, and co-authored the technical lab manual with McGraw Hill Publishing - Mike Meyers – Maintaining and Troubleshooting PC’s A+ guide to managing and troubleshooting pcs