“Home of the Pirates”

MISSION STATEMENT

“Emerald Cove Middle School is committed to providing a world-class education with excellence and equity to empower each student to reach his or her highest potential with the most effective staff to foster the knowledge, skills, and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive careers.”

As students progress through the program, they continually refine their skills and move toward independence in the identification of applications. The goal is to help students become self-sufficient, productive, and thoughtful digital citizens in their academic and extracurricular activities.

MISSION STATEMENT

“Emerald Cove Middle School is committed to providing a world-class education with excellence and equity to empower each student to reach his or her highest potential with the most effective staff to foster the knowledge, skills, and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive careers.”

As students progress through the program, they continually refine their skills and move toward independence in the identification of applications. The goal is to help students become self-sufficient, productive, and thoughtful digital citizens in their academic and extracurricular activities.

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6th Grade-ICT Essentials

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the computer, digital, and information technology skills necessary for success in their future academic and occupational goals. In addition to fundamental computer information, the content includes but is not limited to digital technologies associated with web development, multimedia, word processing, spreadsheet, database, Internet communications, cybersecurity, and computer programming. Instruction and learning activities are provided in a laboratory setting using hands-on experiences with the equipment, materials and technology appropriate to the course content and in accordance with current practices.

7th Grade-Digital Discoveries

The purpose of this course is to provide students with Digital Discoveries in Society is an introductory computer science course that empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving, and fun. In addition to fundamental computer information, the content includes but is not limited to digital technologies associated with problem solving, computer components, internet safety and ethics, web development, animations and games, basic programming techniques, and physical computing.

8th Grade-Computer Fundamentals

The content includes but is not limited to computer application skills including computer hardware, software applications, web applications, computer programming, webpage design and advanced web tools, systems support and maintenance, network concepts, relational database concepts, multimedia tools, cybersecurity ; extensive exploration of information technology careers; strategies for success including goal setting, study skills, organizing skills, learning styles, employability skills, service learning and core academic skills with a strong emphasis on effective communication skills.