Technology - Mrs. Susan Christy

Welcome to my classroom page! Below you will find important information regarding the class curriculum. Please feel free to contact me by email if you have any further questions.

WHAT WE LEARN IN COMPUTER/TECHNOLOGY

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MIDDLE SCHOOL COMPUTER/TECHNOLOGY

 

6th Grade Computer/Technology (45 Minimum Weekly Minutes)
•  Understands computer-related terminology and how computer function
•  Understands the basics of keyboard memory
•  Can successfully compile a written piece using a computer program - including paragraphs, biography, and Excel
•  Continues using formal keyboarding skills and increasing computer speed by at least 5 words per minute-timed typing test 
•  Understands copyright laws involving internet websites and gives credit to authors of electronic works
•  Recognizes parts of a spreadsheet, moves among and formats cells, makes graphs

7th Grade Computer/Technology (45 Minimum Weekly Minutes)
•  Develops an understanding of the development of computers and technology in the past, present, and future
•  Understands computer-related terminology and how computers function
•  Learns to use computers as tools for home and business
•  Discusses Internet safety, ethics, and copyright issues pertaining to computer usage and giving credit to authors of electronic work
•  Works in PowerPoint and Excel
•  Continues improving formal keyboarding skills and increasing typing speed 5 more words per minute via timed typing tests

8th Grade Computer/Technology (45 Minimum Weekly Minutes)
•  Becomes more proficient at keyboarding, increasing speed by another 5 words per minute via timed typing tests 
•  Proceeds to write creatively using editing skills
•  Discusses ethical issues
•  Reviews correct computer/software terminology
•  Uses spreadsheets and databases
•  Uses Excel and PowerPoint
•  Merges graphics into Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•  Correctly formats formal papers and bibliographies

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