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Business Tech Introduction

7th & 8th grade:

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Last Revised: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 9:51 AM PST

Welcome to Business Tech - This is a semseter long course designed to introduce students to basic computer concepts as defined in the California State Standards.

The students will learn how the computer operates, become familiar with basic computer vocabulary, develop extensive keyboarding skills, basic online research skills, construct personal & business letters, learn about Internet Safety, and participate in activities involving computer applications including Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Paint. This is a "hands on" course intended to prepare the students for more specialized computer concepts introduced in the eighth grade.

This is a "hands on" course intended to prepare the students for more specialized computer concepts introduced in the eighth grade.

Materials: All textbooks and skill-building software will be provided to each student for use in the classroom only. It will not be necessary for students to take these materials home.

Students can choose to use the free file folder given in class to store their printed work. Otherwise students will need to bring their own folders to store their work.

Please do not toss away any class work until the semester has ended.

Attendance for this computer class EXTREMELY important!!! Since most assignments are completed in the classroom it is important that I attend class.

If I am absent, I will check the Google Calendar on OR Aeries to find out what I missed. I will also try to come in during tutoring hours to make up the work. I understand that I am responsible for all work even if I am absent.

Grades: will be based on the following: daily assignments, quizzes, projects, homework, and tests. If you have an excused absence, make-up work and tests will be due in the same number of days you were absent. Late work deadline is the Friday before the end of the quarter and/or semester.

A+ = 100% or higher
A = 90 - 99%
B = 80 - 89%
C = 70 - 79%
D = 60 - 69%
F = 59% and below

Keyboarding Speed Grade:
A+ = 30 or higher (WPM)
A = 26 ~ 29 (WPM)
B = 20 ~ 25 (WPM)
C = 16 ~ 19 (WPM)
D = 10 ~ 15 (WPM)
F = 9 and below (WPM)

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Last Updated on : January 19, 2016


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