Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grade

Middle school students are encouraged to check books weekly. If they choose, they may write book reviews about books they've read and recommend to others to post in the computer lab. In the computer lab, in addition to the previous years skills, students will:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/labs/lab/cyber/

  • develop an awareness for ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology
  • continue with coding using code.org and kodu.com
  • HTML is introduced in 7th¬†and 8th¬†grades
  • understand what Web 2.0 is
  • computer science: looking at and identifying the internal parts of a CPU
  • continue to develop and use technology vocabulary
  • develop proficiency in office suite software
  • troubleshoot the physical layer (cables, connections, power sources)
  • Evaluate websites for bias and hoax