Tech Essentials Course Description:  
Essential Learning Outcomes

Students will master the foundation standards by which computer and manufacturing technologies are utilized in the Placer Union High School District as well as in colleges and careers. Students will learn industry standard core applications including Google Apps (Mail, Docs, Calendar, Sites), Adobe CC 2015 (i.e. Premiere , Illustrator , Photoshop), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Autodesk Inventor, various web-based applications (aka: Web 2.0), material fabrication (plastic and wood), basic electronics and board drafting.  Students will be guided according to nationally recognized technology standards (see: www.iste.org, NETS for Students) as well as California State Career and Technical Education (CTE) Standards (see www.cde.ca.gov) through thematic project-based lessons.

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