21st Century ClassThis class is required for all Grade 9 students. It is an Upper Adams School Board requirement for graduation. Students earn 1/2 credit upon passing this class.Topics that will be included for all Grade 9 students:o Computer Care and Handling – proper carrying cases, battery charging, Internet safety.
o Computer Setup – System Preferences and Settings, computer ports, file & folder management, keyboard shortcuts.
o Studywiz Dynamic Learnspace-file retrieval and submission, email, calendar, bulletins, gallery, e-locker/shared e-locker, game reviews, assessments.
o Apple Software Applications – (Photos, iMovie, GarageBand) audio, video, photos, podcasts.
o Apple Software Applications – (Pages, Numbers) flyers and word processing, charts and computations.
o Copyright, Fair Use, Creative Commons – how to properly cite and find reference materials.
o Social Networking – pros and cons, how to protect yourself online.o Web 2.0 tools/Google Applications – Gmail, Drive, - email, backing up and retrieving files, online collaboration with Google docs, web page creation/