Course Description:


Using project-based instruction, students are introduced to the principles of business in the 21st

century while refreshing their keyboarding skills. This course should also help students to use

computers effectively in their lives, thus providing a connection of computer science and

business careers.


The goal of this course is to provide all middle school students with an introduction to the

principles of computer science, basic keyboarding skills, Internet safety and usage, and computer

applications. Students will explore how personality traits and personal values align with career

choices and will develop a career plan. Personal, professional, and ethical standards of behavior

for the workplace will be examined and reinforced in the classroom.








Class Resources


Computer Ethics.pdf 



8th Grade Entrepreneur Research Project.doc 



6th Grade:  FamousEntrepreneurProjectRubric6th.doc 




Powerpoint Vocabulary 



Powerpoint Practice Test


Computer Basics



Keyboarding Technique Webquest


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PBS Kids Advertisement Webquest Links





Profile Penalty:

Attitude Overdrive:

Post to be Private:

Terrible Text:

Six Degrees of Information:

Friend or Fake:



Students Resource Links




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