HS Tech Curriculum Digital




The High School Technology Curriculum is the tenth in a series designed to teach K-12 technology by integrating it into classroom inquiry. The choice of  hundreds of school districts, private schools and homeschoolers around the world, this ten-volume suite is the all-in-one solution to running an effective, efficient, and fun technology program for kindergarten-High School (each grade level textbook sold separately) whether you’re the lab specialist, IT coordinator, or classroom teacher.

The 32-week high school technology curriculum is designed with the unique needs of high school technology IT classes in mind. Textbook includes:

276 images

33 assessments

14 articles that address tech pedagogy

Wide-ranging Scope and Sequence

32 weeks of lessons


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

  • academic applications for lessons
  • additional resources
  • assessment strategies
  • big idea
  • class exit tickets
  • class warmups
  • Common Core Standards
  • domain-specific vocabulary
  • emphasis on comprehension/problem-solving/critical thinking/preparing for career and college
  • essential question
  • examples
  • focus on transfer of knowledge and blended learning, collaboration and sharing
  • grading rubrics
  • homework
  • how to extend learning
  • ISTE Standards
  • materials required
  • options for adapting lessons to a class or lab
  • options for adapting lessons to PCs, iPads, Chromebooks, or Macs
  • problem-solving for lesson
  • skills required for lesson and learned during lesson
  • steps to accomplish goals
  • teacher preparation required
  • time required to complete

Learning is organized into units that include:

  • Introduction 
  • Digital Tools in the Classroom
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Keyboarding
  • Problem Solving
  • Screenshots, Screencasts, Videos
  • Word Processing Summative
  • Writing with Comics, Twitter, More
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Financial Literacy
  • Internet Search and Research
  • Presentation Boards
  • Slideshows
  • Infographics
  • Google Earth Lit  Trip
  • Online Image Legalities
  • Image Editing
  • Webtools
  • Genius Hour 
  • Coding 
  • Write and Publish an Ebook
  • The Debate
Additionally, Units are collected under Themes. Teachers can adopt several themes per grading period or break them up throughout the year. Themes include:
  • General
  • Math
  • Productivity
  • Search and Research
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Writing

Curious? Here’s a preview:

HS Tech Curriculum Bk 1 V.4 preview

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