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Introduction to Business & Technology is the foundational course for Business and Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resources Management pathways. The course is designed for high school students as a gateway to the career pathways above, and provides an overview of business and technology skills required for today's business environment. Emphasis is placed on developing proficient fundamental computer skills required for all career pathways. Students will learn essentials for working in a business environment, managing a business, and owning a business. Employability skills are integrated into activities, tasks, and projects throughout the course standards to demonstrate the skills required by business and industry. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), are integral components of both the employability skills standards and content standards for this course. Various forms of technologies will be highlighted to expose students to the emerging technologies impacting the business world.

💡 After mastery of the standards in this course, students should be prepared to earn an industry recognized credential: Microsoft Office Specialist for Word Core Certification. 🖥

Remind is a communication tool that helps teachers connect instantly with students and parents and send quick, simple messages to any device.

Class Dojo is a behavior management tool for the classroom. Each student has a profile to which teachers can assign positive and negative points (or 'dojos') throughout the lesson. Class Dojo points will be rewarded or deducted for positive and negative behavior in the classroom.

Parents can track student behavior with an account and code. Parent Class Dojo Codes are available upon request!

💻 Click here to learn more about class dojo!

Meet Your Teacher

🍎 Teaching Experience: 15 Years

🎓Mississippi State University

🥇Bachelors of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

🥈Masters of Science in Instructional Technology

🥉Educational Specialist in Technology

Kimberly Christian

6, 7, 8 Grade

🏫 Valdosta Middle School

📩 Email: kchristian@gocats.org

📞 Phone: 229.333.8555 Ext: 3101

Disclaimer: All career and technical education programs follow the system’s policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, and disability in all programs, services, activities and employment. In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language proficiency is not a barrier to admission or participation.