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Middle School Curriculum

  • Computer Science
Computer Science Explorations 6

Computer Science Explorations is an introductory trimester long course for sixth-grade students. Closely aligned with CSTA standards, the course provides an overview of the following topics: Computer Systems, Computer Programming, Digital Media, Digital Citizenship, History of Computer Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Current Events, Real World Application of Computing Technologies, and Robotics. Students incorporate Computational Thinking strategies into each project and lesson. Those skills include tinkering, creating, debugging, persevering and collaborating. Reflective learning takes place in a digital portfolio through which students document their learning and achievements in technology over the course of the trimester. 

  • Grade 6