• 8th Grade Computers

    1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 7th Periods


    Level 1: Programming and Logic

    Level 2: Optional: Gaming (Accelerated Learners)

    Programming & Logic Essentials - Information Technology Domain - Certification 


    The ICT Programming & Logic Essentials course focuses on fundamental programming concepts. In this course, students will: 

    • Learn about binary numbers, programming languages and ways to structure a program. 

    • Explore problem-solving strategies. 

    • Learn about algorithms and programming errors. 

    • Be introduced to structured programming, and work with variables and operators.

    Gaming Essentials - Media Technology Domain - Certification


    The ICT Gaming Essentials course focuses on fundamentals of interactive computer game creation. Students will: 

    • Learn about the design process for creating a gaming program, including criteria and constraint identification, content research and storyboard creation 

    • Study computer programming concepts that are essential to game development, including program flow modeling, program code creation, and result evaluation and modification practices 


    Complimentary Activities:


    • Job Exploration and Soft Skills

    • Preliminary Coding

    • Impromptu and Prepared Presentations

    • Problem Solving

    • Character and Leadership Skills

    • Computer Safety and Security