Welcome to Computers

  • The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop basic skills in computer fundamentals, keyboarding, computer applications, research tools, and educational applications.

    Within appropriate developmental guidelines the content of this course should enable students to:

    • Understand computer specific terminology
    • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of computer technology, function and application
    • Demonstrate keyboard proficiency
    • Use the computer to integrate all areas of the curriculum
    • Create original works using multimedia tools
    • Use computer programs and educational software to reinforce their learning
    • Undertake research and expand their critical thinking skills
    • Understand the importance of cyber safety and computer etiquette

    Grading

    Grades will be based on the following 

    Assessments / Projects (Weight 50%)

    • Student made projects
    • Teacher observations
    • Checklists
    • Tests and quizzes
    • Rubrics

     

    Student Work / Participation (Weight 50%)

    • Participation and effort
    • Growth in abilities to complete tasks
    • Discussion
    • Cooperative projects
    • Learning activities

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