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Digital Technologies

“Never before in human history have we had so much information to process. A weekday edition of The New York Times now carries more information than the average person in the 17th century would digest in a lifetime. One thousand books are published every day. The total of all printed information doubles every five years. More information has been generated in the last three decades than in all the previous 5000 put together. We are in the midst of an information explosion.” Wilson da Silva


Students learn that technology may be used to express their appreciation and creativity that brings glory to God. Students are trained to navigate the user interface of Mac & Windows, physical port interfaces, logging into the school network, and maintaining and saving data in the Cloud. Students learn good email etiquette and security at an intermediate level, good sitting and work posture while using computers, and touch-typing skills. Students learn how to use presentation software to create slides with information and graphics. Students learn different music genres and audition a band with GarageBand and continue building on their knowledge of programming and coding with ScratchJr and HopScotch.

Topics Include

  • Computer Awareness— Parts of a computer (internal and external), port interfaces and human-computer interface devices, logging into the school network, maintaining and saving data
  • Emails- good email etiquette and email security (intermediate level)
  • Good sitting and work posture
  • Domains of Study: OS: Mac OS X 10 and Windows 10, touch-typing: Mavis Beacon, emailing: Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2016, word processing - Microsoft Word, research and presentation: Keynote, music making: Garage Band, programming and coding: programming with iOS apps

Subject Length

  • 2 period per cycle


  • Nil


  • Folio of tasks assigned in class
  • Touch-typing scores on Mavis Beacon

“Intelligent people are always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge” Proverbs 18:15