• 21st Century Technology, Life Skills and Careers


    6th – 8th Grades



     Instructor:            Mrs. Dougherty                    kdougherty@woodlynne.k12.nj.us


                                                                            (856) 962-8822 ext. 135


    Course Goals


    The goal of this course is to provide all middle school students with an introduction to the principles of computer science, basic keyboarding skills, Internet safety and usage, and computer applications as they apply to career related topics.





    The middle school curriculum objectives are based on the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards in the focus areas of Technology and 21st Century Life and Career Skills.



    Summary Description


    Using project based instruction; students are introduced to the principles of business in the 21st century while refreshing their keyboarding skills. This course should also help students to use computers effectively, thus providing the opportunity to explore information and technology related to life skills and future careers.



    Grading Policy


    Students will be graded using appropriate holistic rubrics, formal as well as informal assessments and teacher observation on individual and group work.  

    Please note the recent numerical changes to our grading system.

    • A   94-100

    • A-  90-93

    • B+  87-89

    • B    83-86

    • B-   80-82

    • C+  77-79

    • C    73-76

    • C-  70-72

    • D+ 67-69

    • D   60-66

    • F    0-59