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Mrs. Jenny Stearns

Computer Technology and Computer Science
Phone Number:  928-773-8250
I am the 7th and 8th grade computer technology and computer science teacher at MEMS.  I have worked at MEMS since 2013.  I received my Elementary Education degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, in 2000.
Course Descriptions
The 7th grade computer technology course is designed as an introduction to keyboarding and computer applications.  The students will work with spreadsheets, word processing, databases, PowerPoint, Google Classroom, graphics, digital citizenship, coding, and simulations.  At the end of the semester, the students will create a Genius Project by using the skills they have learned throughout the semester.
The 8th grade computer science course is an introductory course where students will create authentic artifacts.  The students will transition from being consumers of technology to creators of technology.  This course is designed to be fun, engaging, relevant, collaborative and creative.  The students will apply their understanding through projects in by problem solving, web development, animations, games, design process, data, and physical computing.  
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