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Technology

Applied Technology 1
This is a semester-long course for freshmen to grow into an intermediate/advanced knowledge, understanding and utilization of common computer applications.  Students are challenged to excel in MLA formatting and documentation as well as utilize data between Google Docs, Sheets and Draw. Additional applications are used throughout the semester to enhance student’s learning and use of technology. During the semester, students will apply their knowledge and understanding by writing a research paper in collaboration with their English class.

 

Applied Technology 2
This is a semester long course for sophomores – seniors. The students will develop a mastery understanding and application of Google Sheets, learning to effectively use the program in everyday life and business situations. During this course, the students will also utilize the Google Slides application to produce a variety of practical and creative publications. This course integrates MLA documentation and utilizing data between Google Docs, Sheets and Draw. Additional applications are used throughout the semester to enhance student’s learning and use of technology.  The prerequisite for this course is Applied Tech 1, or a comparable computers course.

 

The Teen Entrepreneur
This class is a comprehensive real-world simulation, with projects and content, that teaches and reinforces computer applications skills through entrepreneurship concepts.  This class integrates all of the Google Applications, and helps students put together a business plan to start a real, teen-based business. Students draw on a variety of business and technology skills that include:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Planning
  • Presentation & Communication Skills
  • Desktop Publishing & Graphic Design
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Database
  • Internet Research
  • Planning & Decision-Making

 

Google Apps for Learning Career Readiness
This class will help students get a jump start on their futures as they learn how to prepare for and succeed in their future careers. Using Google Apps, students learn about professionalism, interview skills, resume writing, workplace ethics, and more.  Tips covered includes:

  • Importance of Soft Skills
  • SMART Goals
  • Exploring Career Industries
  • Preparing for an Interview
  • Financial Planning
  • Workplace Etiquette
  • Personal Branding
  • Renting vs. Buying
  • Career Advancement
  • Effective Communication
  • And More!