This is a mandatory survey course for grade 8 students. The students will rotate through the three applied skills areas: Business Education/Computer Techology, Home Economics, and Technology Education. The Business Education & Computer Technology component of the course will include MS Word formatting skills, iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, coding and animation. The course may also include an introduction to Podcasting. Students will also become familiar with the use of the Internet with respect to ethics, safety, digital footprint and as a research tool. Correct keyboarding skills/technique will be emphasized.