COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY AND LITERACY – one quarter
In this required course, students gain important 21st Century technology skills, which will be demonstrated by a variety of
assessments and projects. These skills are necessary building blocks for lifelong learning, and include an understanding
of basic operations and concepts; social, ethical and human issues; productivity, communication, and research tools; and
Please Note: Completion of this course is required in either 7th or 8th grade.
REQUIRED COURSE SELECTION INFORMATION:
The guidelines listed below are for seventh and eighth grade students to follow in their course selection for the school year.
• Seventh and Eighth grade students are required to take a full year of math, science, language arts, social studies (These
courses will be automatically scheduled).
• Seventh and Eighth grade students are required to take three nine-week sections of physical education (These courses will
be automatically scheduled).
• Middle school students are required to take one nine-week course of Computer Technology and Literacy in
seventh or eighth grade. Students who already possess exceptional computer skills may choose to take a
competency test to opt out of this required course. Students who attain 75% or higher on the competency test will
be permitted to elect an additional exploratory course.