8th Grade Technology

8th Grade Technology

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8th Grade Technology is a 32-week 8th grade tech curriculum that addresses Common Core requirements and the diverse needs of Middle School tech classes. Authored by the Structured Learning IT Teaching Team, each lesson is aligned with both Common Core State Standards and National Educational Technology Standards, including Scope and Sequence. step-by-step weekly lessons, articles on tech pedagogy, emphasis on comprehension/problem-solving/critical thinking/preparing students for career and college. Focus is on transfer of knowledge and blended learning, collaboration and sharing. Online support is offered FREE through a help blog Each lesson includes: Common Core Standards, ISTE Standards, essential question, big idea, materials required, vocabulary, problem solving for lesson, time required to complete, teacher preparation required, steps to accomplish goals, assessment strategies, troubleshooting, how to extend learning, additional resources, examples, grading rubrics. Learning is organized into units that are easily adapted to the shorter class periods of Middle School. They include: Community OutreachDigital CitizenshipDigital ToolsEngineering and DesignGrading with SpreadsheetsKeyboardingProgrammingProblem SolvingRoboticsSearch/ResearchSketch-upVisual LearningWeb Communication ToolsWord Certification Additionally, 8th Grade Technology Units are collected under Themes. Teachers can adopt several themes per grading period or break them up throughout the year. Themes include: BasicsCollaborate/Publish/PresentDigital citizenshipLogical thinkingProgrammingSearch/research Teachers can organize their classes by these 14 units or more broadly by the 6 themes. Note to readers: Color shown in the sample image gallery in 8th Grade Technology is included in PDF version only, sold separately.____Occasionally (several times during grading period), assess development of websites with a Study Helper created by ... understanding of writing purpose. How is purpose of blog posts different from tweets? From essays? From poetry?

Title:8th Grade Technology
Author:Ask a Tech Teacher
Publisher:Structured Learning - 2013-08-05


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