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6th Grade Elective Wheel Class

Computer Applications and Technology Exploration

1 quarter.

  • Basic computer skills – touch typing, Excel spreadsheet data entry, PowerPoint presentation.
  • Basic internet research skills.
  • Basic image manipulation skills.
  • Career technology research.
  • Introduction to basic computer science and programming concepts.

Computers

Career and Technology Investigation - 7th & 8th Grade

The CCA is excited to offer this semester class to our 7th & 8th graders beginning in the fall of 2018-2019 school year.

This is a middle school level course which allows students to investigate careers and innovative technologies used in high-demand employment sectors. Students will spend time utilizing these exciting modules to complete projects and work-based learning activities that incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) concepts. Each module includes the use of equipment such as 3D Printers, Robotic Arms, CNC machinery, etc. Students will also learn related software such as CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) CAM (Computer Aided Machining) and Solidworks, to name a few. This course will assist students in planning for College and Career pathways throughout high school and college.

Modules Offered (this list may change without notice):

  1. Articulated Robotics
  2. Biotechnology & Genetics
  3. CNC Mill
  4. Computer Animation
  5. Digital Audio Production
  6. Digital Photography
  7. Digital Video Production
  8. Engineering Structures
  9. Graphic Design
  10. Mastercam
  11. Presentation Technology
  12. Programming Basics
  13. Solidworks
  14. Totally Trebuchet

Advanced Computer - 8th grade

This is a year-long class that covers the following topics:

  • Computer Science Discoveries (code.org)
  • Robotics programming
  • Mobile app development
  • 3D modeling
  • Game design

Touch typing skill is not required but highly recommended. Students taking this class must be very comfortable typing on a regular sized keyboard.

Ms. Lu

Ms. Lu

Lu, Ruby

Teacher

 

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