Course Content Keyboarding, Entrepreneurship, Career Exploration, Coding
Keyboarding is an essential skill in academic and occupational areas. This course provides an introduction to and/or refinement of touch skills alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information. As a basic communications course, students learn to key the touch system and format documents with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite. Students apply their keyboarding skills to the production of letters, memos, tables, reports, projects, presentations and website design using various software.
Entrepreneurship focuses on recognizing a business opportunity, starting a business based on the recognized opportunity, and operating and maintaining that business. In this class, students benefit from developing an appreciation for and understanding of entrepreneurship in our economy. They will learn and apply marketing, economics, and business ownership skills to create their own businesses.
Career exploration can never start too early. This class will introduce students to the multitude of opportunities that exist. The sky’s the limit!
C.A.M.S. lessons in this course will give all sixth graders the chance to explore coding. Students will use Scratch--a development environment hosted by MIT-and other sites. Using this design-based learning approach, students will produce projects that reflect authentic learning.