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									                                   Penn Wood Middle School
                         Middle School Technology Scope and Sequence

                      Seventh Grade                                Eighth Grade
Week     Classroom Introductions                   Classroom Introductions
 1           - Computer Basics                         - Review of Basics
             - Introduction to Typing                  - Review of Typing
             - Microsoft Office                        - Review of Office
         NETS-S (6 A, B, C and D)                  NETS-S (6 A, B, C and D)
Week     Internet Safety Week                      Internet Safety Week
 2           - Discussion of Internet Safety           - Discussion of Internet Safety
             - Presentations of Cyber bullying         - Introduce Web 2.0 Tools
             - Internet Safety Project                         o Animoto
             - Internet Searching                              o Xtranormal
                    o Basics – Google, Bing                    o GoAnimate
                    o Webquest using searches                  o Toondoo
                                                       - Create cyber bully projects using
                                                           the Web 2.0 sites
                                                       - Internet Searching
                                                               o Boolean Searching
         NETS-S (5 A, B, C and D)                  NETS-S (5 A, B, C and D)
Week     Ethics and Legal Conduct                  Ethics and Legal Conduct
 3          - Identify issues in Copyright Laws        - Identify issues in Copyright Laws
            - Plagiarism                               - Plagiarism
            - Illegal Downloading                      - Illegal Downloading
         NETS-S (5 A, B, C and D)                  NETS-S (5 A, B, C and D)
Week     Microsoft Word Basics                     Project Based Learning (PBL) #1
 4          - Creating a Document                  Creating a Business
            - Formatting a Document                    - Using MS Word students will
                    o Journal Writing                      create a business that they would
                    o Research Papers                      like to run
                    o Etc.                                     o Create Business Plan
                                                               o Signage
                                                               o Flyers
                                                               o Business Cards
                                                               o Etc.
         NETS-S (6B and 3 A, B and C)              NETS-S (1B, 6D 2 A, B and D)
Week     Microsoft Excel Basics                    PBL #2
 5          - What is it and what can it do?       Solar System Discovery Spreadsheet
            - Make simple:                             - 3 Spreadsheets w/Graphs
                    o Worksheets                               o Distance to Sun
                    o Graphs                                   o Weight on Each Planet
                    o Formulas                                 o Age on Each Planet
                    o Etc.
         NETS-S (6B and 3 A, B, C and D)           NETS-S (1B, 2, 3 and 4)
Week     Microsoft PowerPoint                      PBL #3
 6          - Do’s and Don’ts of Presenting        Historical Figure Presentation
            - Making Slides                            - Using PowerPoint to create a
            - Transitions and Animations                   presentation about a historical
            - Simple and effective                         figure from time.
                                                       - Information should include:
                                                               o Birth, Life, Etc.
         NETS-S (6B and 3 A, B and C)              NETS-S (1B, 2, 3 and 4)


©Timothy Belloff, 2012
                                   Penn Wood Middle School
                         Middle School Technology Scope and Sequence

Week     Introduction to Digital Media                PBL #4 (Part 1)
 7           - Using Audacity                         Rap It Up Tour
                    o Making Podcasts                    - Students will write content
             - Using Flip Cameras and Video                   directed Raps about what they are
                editing software                              studying in other classes.
             - Creating small projects with these        - Raps will be recorded on Audacity
                devices                                       and made into a CD
             - Introducing QR Codes and how              - Students will begin to create a full
                they work. Make library catalog               scale summer tour on a wiki for
                of book reviews.                              their Rap Group
         NETS-S (1 A, B and C, 2 A and B and 3C)      NETS-S (1B, 2, 3 and 4)
Week     Web 2.0                                      PBL #4 (Part 2)
 8           - Students will be introduced to         Rap It Up Tour (continued)
                online web resources that they           - Students will create a full scale
                will be able to use for projects in           summer tour on a wiki for their
                other classes.                                Rap Group
                    o Glogster                           - Planning for the tour should
                    o Xtranormal                              include:
                    o Animoto                                     o T-Shirts
                    o GoAnimate                                   o Routes using Google Maps
                    o Voki                                        o Logos using Logomaker
                    o Toondoo                                     o Presentations about Cities
                    o Etc.                                            that will be visited on tour
             - Students will complete one
                project using one of the Web 2.0
                tools.
         NETS-S (1 A, B and C, 2 A and B, 3C)         NETS-S (1B, 2, 3 and 4)
Week     Make Up Week                                 Make Up Week
 9       This week will be used to catch up on any    This week will be used to catch up on any
         project or to cover any topics that were     project or to cover any topics that were
         missed during the first 8 weeks.             missed during the first 8 weeks.




©Timothy Belloff, 2012

								
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