Middle School Exploring Information Technology
Are you interested in creating a website or app, or managing various technology solutions, but not sure where to start? If so, then it’s time to explore the different career options available to you in IT and learn the foundations of IT to get you started. Examine various IT pathways of web and digital communications, information and support services, network systems, and programming and software development. Let’s investigate which career pathway is right for you!
Information Technology is an exciting field full of amazing potential for people with all sorts of interests! From programming to web communications to networking to support, there’s an IT pathway for almost anyone. You’ll learn some cool skills, hard and soft! You’ll explore how to stay safe online, and you’ll get some practical experience with Google Docs. Ready? Set? Go!
What will you learn in this unit?
- Describe the four pathways in Information Technology
- Identify security and ethics issues in IT
- Develop soft skills that are useful in IT
- Create and edit word processing documents using Google Docs