• What are Students Learning? Connecting With State Standards In Technology

    •Lexicon of Technology Terms 
    •The “Guts” of a Computer – internal computer parts identified and functions
    •How a Computer Works
    •Creating Websites
    •Website reliability – Questioning Internet Sources
    •Cyber Safety – Too Much Social Media? Safe Surfing and Cyber Bullying
    •Photo Story – Creating Stories with images, pictures, sound, and text

    Algorithms and Programming Problem Solving and the Problem Solving Process

    Computing Systems What is a Computer? Input/Output Processing Storage Apps

    Impacts of Computing Website Development, HTML, Intellectual Property and Images

    Interactive Games and Animation Sprites, Movement, Scratch

    The Design Process Prototypes and Apps

    Data and Society Keeping Data Secret, Digital Life, Digital Imprint, Interpreting Data

    Physical Computing Design Process, Designs Screens with Code, Make a Game

    •To achieve full points students must be actively engaged on their assignments for the entire period.  Students are expected not only to complete, but to do their best on every assignment. 
    •This grade will be based on attention to classroom procedures and the consistent practice of being a positive, respectful, and actively contributing member of the class. 
    •All work is completed in class
    •  19%  Keyboarding
    •  40%  Presentations and Projects
    •  40%  Participation
    •   1% Behavior in Class (Parent Portal)