Computer Education

6th Grade Computers:

Erin Sheffer, ext. 8696 Website

In this class, students will be learning how to use various Google tools that will make them more successful and organized learners. Students will be completing projects using a variety of tools including but not limited to Google Docs, Slides, Spreadsheets & Google Draw. We will also be learning about managing Google Drive, digital citizenship, keyboarding and coding. Students should make every attempt to complete the projects by the due date in order to receive the maximum possible points. It is very important that you stay on task so you will have ample time to complete each project. You will find these projects interesting, educational and enjoyable!

7th Grade Computers:

Donna Swanson, ext.8825

Introduction to Computers and Technology is a 9 week, project based course. It is designed to bring the technology proficiency of grade seven students to the intermediate and sometimes advanced levels. We are all Google! Students connect on Chromebooks to Google apps and extensions. Emphasis is in using technology as a means of appropriate collaboration and problem resolution. By mastering fundamental concepts, students will develop a strong base that will support their learning for years to come. Units include: keyboarding, social networking, G-suite, career exploration and Code.org.


8th Grade Computers:

Jennifer Middaugh, ext. 8809 Website

The goal of CMS 8th grade curriculum is to further develop technology skills for both academic learning and personal productivity in becoming college and career ready in the the 21st century. Through comprehensive projects, students work to advance their skills in research and citing sources, keyboarding, coding, spreadsheets, and digital presentations. In addition, students will examine real-life scenarios demonstrating the importance of responsible decision making when using technology and understand the potential consequences and dangers of the Internet. Units include: Website portfolio, Spreadsheets, Naviance, Keyboarding, Digital Footprint and Code.org.