The Uruguayan American School technology curriculum has been designed to provide students with the 21st century technology skills necessary to be competitive in today’s rapidly evolving world.
Courses for all current MS Office products (2013), including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, and other Office products are offered.
Students are introduced to the abundance of web applications available. Public and Personal Communications including Google Sites, Wikis, and other collaborating Web 2.0 tools are part of our students everyday life.
Middle School Computer Exploratory teaches collaborative tools, web 2.0, spreadsheets, and presentations.
High School Computers is an introduction to computer programming. The first part covers basic procedural techniques such as variables, data types, selection, iteration, and functions. It will also introduce students to object-oriented programming. We’ll also look at various general programming concepts, such as algorithm design and debugging.
Information Technology in a Global Society (ITGS) is an International Baccalaureate (IB) course. It is the study of new and upcoming technology and its
impact on the world. The basics of technology are taught, including how different technologies work and the various types of hardware, software, gadgets, etc. that deal with technology. The social and ethical significance of the new technology is also taught – we study the different impacts technology can have on individuals and societies.