Computers/Technology

Philosophy

Technology literacy is the ability to responsibly use appropriate technology to communicate, solve problems, and access, manage, integrate, evaluate, and create information to improve learning in all subject areas and to acquire lifelong knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Technology is a gift of God that can be a valuable tool in learning and should be used appropriately and to the glory of God.

Technology Broad Goals

From a Christ-Centered Perspective, students will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of basic operations and concepts of technology.
  2. Recognize, discuss, and understand social, ethical, and human issues associated with technology.
  3. Demonstrate the use of technology related productivity tools.
  4. Identify and understand how to use technology related communication tools.
  5. Recognize and use technology research tools.
  6. Identify and discuss ways to use technology as a problem solving and decision making tool.

Curriculum Materials and Resources:

  1. K-8 Lutheran Technology Curriculum: http://sites.google.com/site/k8lutherantechnologycurriculum/home
  2. Technology in Lutheran Schools: http://techls.ning.com
  3. K-4 Dance Mat Typing on-line program
  4. Microsoft Powerpoint
  5. Microsoft Excel
  6. Google Cloud
  7. Google Earth
  8. Scratch-software program
  9. Photostory-3-software program