7th Grade Computer & Financial Literacy
Computer and Financial Literacy 7 is a one marking period course consisting of approximately 45 days. As a continuation from 6th grade, it is designed to reinforce and expand the basic financial and computer skills that were introduced to students in Computer/Financial Literacy 6. Financial Literacy includes the application of knowledge, skills, and ethical values when making consumer and financial decisions that impact the self, family, local, regional, national and global communities. This course will continue to support and emphasize these skills that lead them toward becoming financially responsible adults in a changing economic climate. It will enable students to make informed decisions and prepare them to engage in a dynamic global society.
The major units of study within the Financial Literacy component of the course consists of:
- Internet Safety
- Being a Critical Consumer
- Civic Financial Responsibility
- Risk Management and Insurance
- Credit and Debt Management
- Educational Technology
- Career Readiness
The computer and technological skills to be expanded inclusive and exclusive of the financial literacy units include word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, programming, multimedia including webpage design, Internet research skills, along with cyber safety and cyber bullying.
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