Welcome to Computers

  • The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop basic skills in computer science. 

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

    • Responsible use of technology and information
    • The impact of computing resources on local and global society
    • Security, privacy, information sharing, ownership, licensure and copyright
    • Communication and collaboration
    • Modeling and simulations
    • Problem solving and algorithms
    • Digital tools
    • Hardware and software
    • Human-Computer interactions and Artificial Intelligence
    • Data Analysis
    • Computer programming basics
    • Programming applications

    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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