Instructional Technology Department Goal

The Instructional Technology Department is committed to teaching students skills that establish foundations for lifelong learning. Through exposure to various aspects of business, media, communication and technology, we seek to empower students to be effective and ethical participants in a technology rich society and/or business community. 

Program Description

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Our elementary students in grades 2-4 receive formal instruction once a week for a 40 minute period.  The focus of our instruction is on:
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Keyboarding Skills
  • Internet Safety
  • Application tools such as word processing, presentation, graphic organizers, data collection, and Internet based tools
Our technology teachers work with Kindergarten and Grade 1 teachers integrating technology into core curricula.
   Middle School

Our fifth students at Quinn Middle School continue their formal education in computer technology by taking a trimester course as part of the related arts program.  Students expand their knowledge in using Google Apps for Education, web 2.0 tools, digital citizenship, Internet safety, media, and presentation tools.  Our computer technology teacher also continues working with grade 6 and 7 classroom teachers integrating technology tools and resources into the core curricula.

All grade 6 and 7 students will also be taking a trimester Project Lead the Way (PLTW) middle school course.  Project Lead the Way is a nationally recognized Engineering STEAM program.  Sixth graders will be taking the Gateway to Technology course entitled Design and Modeling; seventh graders, Automation and Robots.
   High School

Students in Grades 8-12 have an opportunity to select from a wide range of Technology/Business course electives. 

Six program pathways have been established:
  • Business/Finance
  • Engineering (PLTW)
  • Graphic Arts and Design
  • Programming
  • Video Production
More information on course offerings can be found on the Hudson High School Website.

E. Schuck

Ellen Schuck
Director of Technology

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