• Computer Applications

    COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
    In the Computer Applications course, students will learn basic, intermediate, and advanced-level skills in a broad range of computer and web-based applications.  The course will last for 45 days or one marking period. Although homework in not included in the Computer Applications curriculum, it is imperative for students to use their time wisely to avoid falling behind.  The majority of lower-than expected grades are due to missed work, so please submit all assignments on time.

    Additional help is available during 8th period (Days 2 and 5) in Room 12.
     
    We will be using a number of web-based applications throughout this course, including Prezi, TikiToki, and Scratch.

    COURSE OBJECTIVES

    1. Creativity and Innovation
      Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
    2. Communication and Collaboration
      Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
    3. Research and Information Fluency
      Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
    4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
      Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
    5. Digital Citizenship
      Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
    6. Technology Operations and Concepts
      Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.