Try It Out: The best way to understand the K¹² program is to try it out! Take a look at some lessons that our High School students experience.
Students must be able to effectively use technology to research, organize, create, and evaluate information. In this introductory course, students become familiar with the basic principles of a personal computer, including the internal hardware, operating system, and software applications. Students gain practice in using key applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software, as well as understanding social and ethical issues around the Internet, information, and security.
In the first part of the course, the focus is on the fundamentals: learning and using the applications, and understanding the basic roles and responsibilities of the software, hardware, and operating system. In the second part, the focus is on gathering and analyzing data, and using the right tools and methods to collect and present data.
K¹² Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:
Note: Materials lists are subject to revision and may vary slightly from state to state.