7th & 8th Grade Technology Applications
Technology Applications for Grades 7 & 8 is a one semester elective course designed to prepare students to interact and thrive in a digital world. Students will explore through six strands based off the Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills in the areas of Creativity & Innovation, Research Information & Fluency, Communication & Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, & Decision Making; Technology Concepts & Operations; and Digital Citizenship. Coursework will include studying the basics of Graphic Design, proper research techniques, typing skills, social media interaction, and appropriate use and behavior in a digital world.
Important information for the first week:
You will have three grades taken the first week of the class,
1. Edmodo/Google Contract signed and returned by both the student AND parent
2. Earbud Check
3. Flash Drive Check