Students will be introduced to the history of the computer, its many uses, and components. In addition, students will develop competency using basic computer tools to support important skills for work in other academic subjects.
- A keyboarding program will be used to practice proper keyboarding techniques. These skills will be applied to all course work and emphasized throughout the year.
- Students will work with the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher.
- Safe and effective strategies for using the Internet and school network will be incorporated into projects.
Many assignments will be curriculum based, directly supporting content in the core academic areas.