7th Grade Technology: 32-lesson Comprehensive Curriculum

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Eighth in a series designed to teach technology by integrating it into classroom inquiry. The choice of hundreds of school districts, private schools and homeschoolers around the world, this nine-volume suite is the all-in-one solution to running an effective, efficient, and fun technology program for kindergarten-eighth grade (each grade level textbook sold separately) whether you're the lab specialist, IT coordinator, or classroom teacher.

The 231-page 32-week 7th-grade technology curriculum is designed with the unique needs of middle school technology IT classes in mind. Textbook includes:

* 121 images
* 26 assessments
* 20 articles
* Grade 6-8 wide-ranging Scope and Sequence
* Grade 6-8 technology curriculum map
* 32 weeks of lessons, taught using the 'flipped classroom' approach
* monthly homework (3rd-8th only)
* articles that address tech pedagogy
* posters ready to print and hang on your walls

Each lesson is aligned with both Common Core State Standards and National Educational Technology Standards and includes:

* essential question
* big idea
* materials required
* domain-specific vocabulary
* problem-solving for lesson
* time required to complete
* teacher preparation required
* steps to accomplish goals
* assessment strategies
* class warmups
* class exit tickets
* how to extend learning
* additional resources
* homework (where relevant)
* examples
* grading rubrics
* emphasis on comprehension/problem-solving/critical
* thinking/preparing students for career and college
* focus on transfer of knowledge and blended learning, collaboration and sharing

Learning is organized into units that are easily adapted to the shorter class periods of Middle School. They include:

* Coding/Programming
* Differentiated Learning
* Digital Citizenship
* Digital Tools
* Gamification of Ed.
* Google Earth
* Internet Search/Research
* Keyboarding
* Logical thinking
* Making an Ebook Trailer
* Online Image Legalities
* Pre-Programming
* Problem Solving
* Robotics
* Search/Research
* Spreadsheets
* Visual Learning
* Web Communication Tools
* Word Processing Options
* Writing/Publishing an Ebook

Additionally, Units are collected under Themes. Teachers can adopt several themes per grading period or break them up throughout the year. Themes include:

* Basics
* Digital citizenship
* Logical thinking
* Problem-solving
* Writing

What's different from the 6th edition--why should you upgrade? Consider these changes:

* aligned with computers, iPads, Chromebooks
* perfect for both classroom and tech teachers
* calls out higher order thinking skills
* lists new and scaffolded skills in each lesson
* shows academic applications for projects
* perfect for project- and skills-based learning
* highlights collaboration
* warm-up and exit tickets for each lesson
* includes a comprehensive list of assessments
* lots more images and how-to’s
* includes curriculum map—by year and month
* includes Hour of Code lesson for each grade

Want this book free? Purchase the student workbooks for this grade level. We'll send it to you. Questions? zeke.rowe@structuredlearning.net
Total Pages
230
Answer Key
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7th Grade Technology: 32-lesson Comprehensive Curriculum
7th Grade Technology: 32-lesson Comprehensive Curriculum
7th Grade Technology: 32-lesson Comprehensive Curriculum
7th Grade Technology: 32-lesson Comprehensive Curriculum