Degrees and Certifications:
I grew up in Charlotte, NC and graduated from UNC-Charlotte in 2008. This is my 13th year teaching, and my 6th year at CCHS. Teaching students to become creative problem solvers is a passion of mine!
Do you have questions about any of the STEM Design classes or want to see previous student work? Visit our Class Website, watch this Welcome Video, or visit our class instagram @mrs_blackmons_gallery!
The best way to contact me with any questions or concerns is through email. Please allow 24 hours response time on weekdays. My email contact information is located below!
FIRST DAY FAQ's:
HOW DO I ATTEND THE FIRST MEETING?
1. Log in to Canvas, Select my class, Then scroll down the Homepage.
2. Select the button called Meeting Links, There will be a meeting link there for the first meeting for your class period!
WHAT DO I NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY?
1. A computer to log in and yourself! We will talk about class supplies needed that first day, but you can also check out the fees section below or the syllabus for each class (linked under the class schedules) if you would like more information before the first day.
HOW OFTEN IS WORK TURNED IN?
1. We will be taking attendance daily, so there will be live meetings (M-Th) and a work that should be completed duringthat time. The main work for the class will be due weekly on Fridays.
*please let me know if you have any other questions by emailing me. There is so much we are all figuring out about virtual learning, and I will update this information with more questions and answers as needed! I'm looking forward to seeing everyone virtually on the first day :)
Design & Discovery: $10 fee*, Computer Mouse provided by class, pick-up information coming soon.
Design & Photography: $10 fee*, A Camera is needed for this class: a phone, a camera, or a tablet will all be acceptable devices. Please email me if you do not have any of these options available.
Design & Gaming: $10 fee*, Computer Mouse provided by class, pick-up information coming soon.
*Fees can be paid online at "K-12 Payment Center". Look for the class names for Central Cabarrus: 'Design & Discovery' and 'Photography' and 'Gaming'
Students, please reference the document below for how to access your canvas course. Parents/Guardians, please use the same document to become an observer for the course to see what your student is working on. Canvas classes will go live Monday, August 17th for first semester and Tuesday, January 19th for second semester.
1st Block: Design & Photography (1&2)
2nd Block: Design & Discovery
3rd Block: Design & Discovery
4th Block: Design & Discovery
1st Block: Design & Discovery
2nd Block: Design & Discovery
3rd Block: Planning
4th Block: Design & Gaming (1&2)
Design & Discovery Syllabus: LINK
Design & Photography Syllabus: LINK
Design & Photography 2 Syllabus: LINK
Design & Gaming Syllabus 1 & 2: LINK
Degree and Certifications
BA in Art, Minor in Education, UNC-Charlotte