The goal of Saint Bridget School technology curriculum is to prepare students with digital-age skills they need to work, live and contribute to the social and civic fabric of their communities. All students will learn how to become good digital citizens in a technology filled world.

Emphasis is placed on using digital technology, communication tools and/or networks appropriately to access, manage, integrate, evaluate, create, and share information safely and effectively.

Students use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate, collaborate, communicate, and produce information. They develop a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information.

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Elementary students (Grs. 1-5)  are introduced to the inside and outside components of computers and the various functions of computers. Students begin typing skills in 2nd and 3rd grade. Students in grades three, four, and five learn to utilize Google Classroom for classroom projects. Students will learn how to become a good digital citizen, and basic research and citation skills. Projects for grades 3-5 will end with a game made with

Middle School students (Grs. 6-8) enhance their skills by integrating projects from other academic areas into the more advanced topics in digital citizenship, research and presentation skills using multimedia and database concepts.

7th grade students are introduced to the history of the Internet with hands-on experience using HTML, Java, and CSS programing. They end the year with website creation.

8th grade students are introduced to concepts in Computer Science and advanced skills in coding. Students will work on a year long project to end with the yearbook for graduation and a slideshow presentation.