Information Technology Essentials

IT Essentials introduces students to information technology areas, pathways, and careers. Topics covered in this class include IT careers, ethics, Internet and web design, computer hardware, software, networking, and emerging technologies. On a daily basis most students use technology as a tool and for entertainment. Consequently, this class will help students gain technological skills and knowledge that will be relevant and valuable as both a worker and user of technology.

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  • Monday August 29th Today's bell ringer was Technology vocabulary word--bandwidth. In class today students gave their Did You Know Presentations. We then started our career unit. Students downloaded the student versions of the PowerPoint notes from the Career link on this website. We did not have an Exit Square.
    Posted Aug 29, 2011, 12:17 PM by Katie Anderson
  • Block October 20, 2010 Today's bell ringer--Technology Discussion Question. In class today I went over the requirements for the Hardware Unit Project Challenge. Students then had work time. Today's exit square--when choosing your computer components what did you have to think about or keep in mind?
    Posted Oct 20, 2010, 12:42 PM by Katie Anderson
  • Monday October 19, 2010 Today's bell ringer was a tech byte about mashup sites. In class today students completed a graphic organizer for their computer purchase recommendation scenarios. This graphic organizer will be helpful when the students begin their hardware final project. Also, students discussed their recommendations with the rest of the class.
    Posted Oct 19, 2010, 4:42 PM by Katie Anderson
  • Friday October 15, 2010 Today's bell ringer--Current Event. In class today students completed a graphic organizer for their Buying a Computer notes. Student then continued working on the Purchase Scenario Recommendations. Today's exit square--what factors must hardware shoppers consider?
    Posted Oct 15, 2010, 10:43 AM by Katie Anderson
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Katie Anderson,
Jan 10, 2011, 5:02 PM