The new design of the Technology curriculum for students has been developed according to the specifications of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and the NETS standards that promote taking students beyond the classroom and into a digital and technological outer world.
The curriculum of the Technology class is divided into four areas: Digital citizenship, Office automation and Multimedia, Programming and Robotics, and Innovation and creativity.
Digital citizenship refers to the set of behavior rules regarding the use and management of information and communication technology. The areas that this concept comprehends promote ethics and respect mainly; some of them are: netiquette, communication, education, access, rights, risks, etc.
Office automation and Multimedia
Office automation and Multimedia are sets of digital tools and resources used to optimize tasks and processes: word processors, calculation sheets, slideshows, databases and speech recognition tools, for example.
Programming and Robotics
The main objective of Programming is to design and monitor a logical sequence, which is written in different codes and applications, to follow a determined instruction. It combines different disciplines such as mechanics, electronics, computer science, artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent control.
Innovation and Creativity
Innovation and creativity are two essential characteristics of the professionals of the 21st. Century that take us to new borders, and fulfill the ISTE-NETS standards.