Advanced Computer Applications is a half year course offered as an elective to 7th or 8th grade students.

In this course students will continue to build upon the foundation established in the 6th grade Computer Applications course and become more advanced users of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

A major focus of this course is to expose all students to activities and projects that utilize 21st century technology tools and Web 2.0 technologies such as podcasting, digital storytelling, Google Apps, social bookmarking and networking, Google Earth, online research, and collaborative authoring tools.

By course completion all students will be prepared to select the appropriate technological tools and resources to accomplish a variety of tasks that they will encounter as students and citizens of the 21st century