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Technology Curriculum

Starting in Kindergarten, students go to the Technology Lab weekly and are exposed to a wide range of different tools and resources depending on grade level. They are encouraged to explore the capabilities of these tools in order to enhance their digital literacy and become responsible users of technology. In grades K-2, emphasis is placed on keyboarding skills, coding, and graphic design. Starting in grade 3, students are taught about proper online etiquette and safety in addition to operational skills. They learn how to evaluate online materials and websites in terms of content accuracy and usefulness. They are also taught how to use online productivity and collaboration tools such as Google Classroom and Google Docs.  Another aspect of the program are STEM challenges that incorporate technology, which gives learners hands-on experience, introduces them to engineering principles, and reinforces problem solving skills.