(for any student who did not take it in 7th grade)
This semester course is designed to teach the state keyboarding and computer science coding block standards. Emphasis is place on the following: understanding the importance of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO), soft skill development, operation and management of classroom equipment, touch-typing method, simple document formatting and the computer science-coding block.
A minimum of 5 weeks shall be dedicated to students using keyboarding skills as they relate to formulating algorithms as well as create, analyze, test and debug computer programs in order to solve real-world problems. A text based programming language is required to accomplish these tasks.