Information Technology Courses

This website shows the courses that I currently teach at the high school. The following courses are business courses that are offered at the high school:
  • Introduction to Business
    • Excellent first-level business course!
    • Any student planning on majoring in business in college should take this course
    • This is an excellent course for students interested in owning a business some day or for any student interested in studying business in college

  • Marketing
    • Course offered for 10-12th graders, students often take this course after they take Intro to Business
    • We study how marketing is used to attract and retain customers!
    • Social media marketing simulation is new to the course along with a JA Titan simulation
    • This is also an excellent course for students interested in owning a business some day or for any student interested in studying business in college

  • Multi-Occupations/Internships
    • You must be a senior to take this course
    • This course requires you to have a job or a work placement
    • This course is a great way to take information learned in the classroom & apply it to real-life work experience!

  • Other business courses at the high school:
    • Accounting
    • Personal Finance
    • Event Management
    • If you want to find out more about these particular courses, contact Ms. Weinschenk or visit her website.

The technology courses I teach are also listed at the left. Please feel free to click on the links at the left to find out more information about each course I teach:

  • Micro Computer Applications (also offered as an online course!)
    • There is no prerequisite for this course
    • This course covers Microsoft Office programs
    • The skills learned within this course are strongly recommended for any student planning to go on to college!

  • Microsoft Certifications - More advanced than Micro Computer Applications:
    • There is no prerequisite for this course
    • Students learn Excel more extensively and study to take an official MOS Excel Certification exam
    • Once students gain Excel certification, they work on PowerPoint, Word, Excel Expert, etc.

  • Web Design with Advertising
    • There is no prerequisite for this course
    • Students learn the Adobe Creative Suite programs & begin the course learning Photoshop
    • Once they've mastered Photoshop, they choose 2 other programs they want to learn:
      • Illustrator
      • Dreamweaver
      • Animate
      • Premier
      • In-Design
      • After Effects
    • Once they've learned their 2nd and 3rd program, their final project is to create a VLog in Screencastify:
      • The Vlog will show a video of their finished project
      • Within the Vlog, students also need to explain how they created their project
      • Other students will be able to watch Vlogs to learn new skills

  • Other technology courses at the high school:
    • VREP
    • Computer Science Principles
    • Computer Science Applications
    • If you want to find out more about these particular courses, contact Ms. Weinschenk or visit her website.