• TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM
     
     
     
                                                    6TH GRADE
     

                   TECHNOLOGY

     
                     SHOP SAFETY
     
                   CLEAN UP RESPONSIBILITY
     
                   LEARN TO SEQUENCE STEPS FOR PROJECTS
     
                   USE OF WOOD PROJECTS:
     
                        - INTRODUCTION TO POWER TOOLS (BAND SAW AND DRILL PRESS SAFETY
                           AND PROPER USE)
     
                        -  INTRODUCTION OF HAND TOOLS (IDENTIFY AND SAFE USE)
     
                    INVENTOR / INVENTION REPORT
     
     
     
                                           APP CREATORS

     
                  THIS UNIT WILL EXPOSE STUDENTS TO COMPUTER SCIENCE AS A MEANS OF COMPUTATIONALLY ANALYZING
                  AND DEVELOPING SOLUTIONS TO AUTHENTIC PROBLEMS THROUGH MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT, AND WILL
                  CONVEY THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE APPLICATION OF COMPUTER SCIENCE TO OTHER DISCIPLINES AND
                  TO SOCIETY.
     
                  IT USES A PLTW COURSE AND THE MIT APP INVENTORS PROGRAM.
     
     
     
                                                                       7TH GRADE
     
                   TECHNOLOGY
               
    USE OF LJCREATE PROGRAM TO EXPLORE AND LEARN ABOUT TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING TOPICS.
                ASSESSMENTS AND INVESTIGATIONS WITHIN MODULES.
                CURRENT EVENTS ASSIGNMENTS THROUGHOUT THE SEMESTER TO KEEP ON TOP OF THE NEWEST ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGY.
     
                      
     
                                                                           8TH GRADE

                                                  APP CREATORS
     
     
                  THIS UNIT WILL EXPOSE STUDENTS TO COMPUTER SCIENCE AS A MEANS OF COMPUTATIONALLY ANALYZING
                  AND DEVELOPING SOLUTIONS TO AUTHENTIC PROBLEMS THROUGH MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT, AND WILL
                  CONVEY THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE APPLICATION OF COMPUTER SCIENCE TO OTHER DISCIPLINES AND
                  TO SOCIETY.
     
                  IT USES A PLTW COURSE AND THE MIT APP INVENTORS PROGRAM.
                  
                  STUDENTS WILL BE CONTINUING WORK STARTED LAST YEAR TO COMPLETE THE COURSEWORK.