Hi! Welcome to the webpage of Mr. Banks' 6th, 7th and 8th grade technology education classes at Crittenden Middle School.  Information about the different grade levels and classes I teach is available below.

6th Grade: Introduction to Technology

Student study technology resources through problem-solving processes and various hands-on activities. They relate the impact of technology on society, environment, and culture to future consequences and decisions. The 6th grade curriculum is designed to introduce students to basic concepts of technology.

7th Grade: Inventions and Innovations

Students make models of  significant  inventions that have  advanced society. After studying these developments, they explore contemporary technological problems facing them, their community, or the world and  apply a systematic procedures to invent new products or innovations as solutions. The 7th grade  inventions and  innovations curriculum is focused around design.