Explorations in Computer Technology 9

This course, open to students in grades 9, will serve as a solid introduction to computer science and technology and the skills that will help you to thrive in the digital world.

Students will use a variety of online and school-based software programs to solve problems and to research, organize and present information through projects including:

  • Game design and programming using Scratch and Python
  • Media production skills Shotcut and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Drafting techniques, CADD/CAM and 3D printing
  • 3D Modelling using Tinkercad and Fusion 360
  • Internet of Things 2.0 (IOT)
  • Keyboarding techniques
  • Digital music and sound editing and podcast creation using Audacity
  • Digital graphics using Adobe Photoshop, GIMP and Google Drawings

Students will be encouraged to apply the skills they develop in Info-Tech to create well- researched and presented multimedia projects for all of their courses.  This class is hands-on and project-based.