TECHNOLOGY

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Computer Technology Class is part of the related arts program. The main purpose of the course is to equip students with basic and advanced computer skills. This program also ensures that all students are educated upon 21st century skills, internet safety and digital citizenship

Students in grade 6, 7 and 8 learn by creating projects using the following digital tools. Project-based learning enables  students to learn about real world issues by using creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills. 

Everything Google

  • Google Docs & hyper-docs
  • Google drawings & Interactive google drawings.
  • Google VR Tour Creator
  • VR Tech and real-world problem
  • Google Sheets, Tables, Graphs and Charts
  • Google Slides & Interactive Slides
  • Google Slides Animation
  • Google Sites.

Coding

  • Coding (Code.org and Tynker.com)
  • Hour of Code
  • Scratch
  • Robogarden
  • Sphero Spark
  • Cubelets

Digital Citizenship

  • Be internet awesome - Digital Citizenship
  • EVERFI – Ignition New and Bullying Prevention
  • Digital Drivers License
  • Common Sense Education

Computer Basics

  • Internet Terminology
  • Hardware, Software and applications terminology
  • Dissect a computer

Graphic Design/Publishing Digital Tools

  • Infographics using Canva and Piktochart
  • Interactive Image - Genially, Thinklink
  • Posters - StoryboardThat
  • Innovator or Inventor - TinkerCAD
  • Comics - Book Creator
  • Design your dream home - Floor Planner
  • Glogster - Research project
  • Memes - IMG Meme Generator
  • Padlet
  • Biography Word Cloud using Word Art
  • Use of multimedia presentation.
  • Create brochures using Microsoft Publisher
  • Manipulated Image using Pixlr
  • Stop motion using Stop Motion App.
  • Digital Storytelling - StoryboardThat
photo of Technology Students Working on Computers
photo of Technology Students Working on Computers
photo of Technology Students Working on Computers
photo of Technology Students Working on Computers
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6300 Terry Road
Louisville, KY 40258
Phone: (502) 485-8233