This is a mandatory survey course for grade 8 students.  The students will rotate through the three applied skills areas:  Business & Computer Technology Education, Home Economics, and Technology Education. The Business & Computer Technology Education component of the course will include: MS Word formatting skills, iPhoto, Photo Booth, GarageBand and an introduction to Scripting/Coding and animation using Scratch.  Students will also become familiar with the use of the Internet with respect to their personal digital footprint, social media, internet safety, online etiquette and as an inquiry/research tool. Correct keyboarding skills/technique will also be emphasized.