MS Business Education Courses
8th Grade - Computer Applications
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - 18 week required course
Students will continue to develop skills in various computer applications using various input and output devices in order to gather information, design, present, and evaluate projects. The course will include ethical uses of computers and information. The main topics are: Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, video editing, keyboarding, digital citizenship, and PLTW App Creators (coding). App Creators introduces students to the field of computer science and the concepts of computational thinking, through the creation of mobile apps. Students are challenged to be creative and innovative, as they design and develop mobile solutions to engaging, authentic problems.