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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

Students explore the use of productive software such as:  Inspiration, Excel, Microsoft Word, and the Smart Board to communicate, strategize, and solve problems.  The students compare and contrast different kinds of search engines available on the Internet in order to successfully conduct research, and engage in safe Internet practices, especially using student friendly search engines, and netiquette.  Students create PowerPoint projects employing proper design techniques in order to both impress and inform.

All lessons are designed and presented within the context of the Connecticut Frameworks for Technology and are aligned with the connected academic standards.

 

6TH GRADE CURRICULUM

Students explore the use of productive software such as:  Inspiration, Excel, Microsoft Word, and the Smart Board to communicate, strategize, and solve problems.  The students compare and contrast different kinds of search engines available on the Internet in order to successfully conduct research, and engage in safe Internet practices, especially using student friendly search engines, and netiquette.  Students create PowerPoint projects employing proper design techniques in order to both impress and inform.

All lessons are designed and presented within the context of the Connecticut Frameworks for Technology and are aligned with the connected academic standards.

 

7TH GRADE CURRICULUM

Students continue preparing for their secondary education experience.  Students build on their previous knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint by learning additional software functions and commands.  Products include:  tables, forms, templates, spreadsheets, graphs and chars, and graphic presentations.  The latter project integrates all three software applications.  Expository essays relating to Excel spreadsheet and graph assignments are required.  Lesson on Internet safety and website reliability are incorporated into the curriculum.

All lessons are designed and presented within the context of the Connecticut Frameworks for Technology and are aligned with connected academic standards.

 

8TH GRADE CURRICULUM

Students continue preparing for their secondary education experience.  Students build on their previous knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint by learning additional software functions and commands.  Products include:  tables, forms, templates, spreadsheets, graphs and chars, and graphic presentations.  The latter project integrates all three software applications.  Expository essays relating to Excel spreadsheet and graph assignments are required.  Lesson on Internet safety and website reliability are incorporated into the curriculum.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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