Students refresh keyboarding skills and do timed writings to establish keyboarding speed.
During the first few weeks we also introduce some basic computer terminology.
To incorporate business skills into their learning, we cover the proper format for business letters, memos, personal-business letters, MLA reports, resumes, etc. These basic word processing skills are included: tabs, tables, columns, desktop publishing, merge letters.
Basic math skills are involved when using spreadsheets. The math focus is primarily business oriented—i.e. commission, tax rates, gross pay, net pay, etc. Simple budgets, payroll, income statements, salary schedule, and expense reports are used to learn the basics of spreadsheet applications.
This database application software is used to demonstrate how a business organizes records. After the students create a database, they are taught how to access specific information through filters and queries. Reports are also created.
Students create various slide show presentations using PowerPoint, including a historical presentation and a birthday presentation. They will be required to present these to the class.
Students will be required to use the Internet to search for specific things. They will also do research on specific topics. All school rules will be followed when using the Internet.
Grading and Tutorials
Grading will be done according to your student handbook.
For tutorial times, students should check with their BCIS teacher.