Technology

Computer class is taught weekly to students in grades K-8.  Students in Kindergarten and first grade attend a 30 minute class.  Grades 2-8 each attend a 38 minute class.
 
The computer/technology curriculum is aligned with the Diocesan Curriculum.  This curriculum is aligned with the NYS Learning Standards, the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) and the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS). 
 
Basic areas covered include:  keyboarding, general technological awareness, word processing, spreadsheets, database, multimedia, digital citizenship, graphics, and career awareness.
 
Some programs used throughout the grades are:  MS Office, Type to Learn, SRA Techknowledge, and various internet based programs.
 
You may view the Diocesan Curriculum at:
http://www.buffalodiocese.org/Educaton/DepartmentofCatholicSchoolsCurric....