1. Lesson Plan: Keyboards, Mice, and Other Input Devices

    • Resource ID: 13073
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to various input devices. Students will be able to practice connecting input devices to computers and explore their functions.
  2. Lesson Plan: Basic Internet Functions

    • Resource ID: 13086
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to the basics of the internet. Students will have the opportunity to apply the skills they learn to use specific searches to find information. 
  3. Lesson Plan: Using Text Effects

    • Resource ID: 13118
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to the concept of  using text effects.  Students will have the opportunity to practice using various text effects from fonts, colors, size, text art, etc. 
  4. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Basic Webpage Design

    • Resource ID: 13124
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson is an introduction to basic webpage design. Students will create a webpage planner and apply design principles to design a personal web page.
  5. Lesson Plan: Investigating IT Employment Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 13066
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson focuses on IT employment opportunities. Students will research the different types of IT careers and explore their own personal qualities that qualify them for employment in IT. Download the resource by selecting it from the related items section below.
  6. Lesson Plan: Copyright

    • Resource ID: 13071
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concept of copyright. Students will have the opportunity to create a presentation to apply the concepts of copyright and intellectual property rights.
  7. Lesson Plan: Design Principles

    • Resource ID: 13115
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson explores design principles for publishing. Through a project, students will practice applying these design principles to a desktop publishing document while working with various font types. 
  8. Lesson Plan: Cutting Edge Technology

    • Resource ID: 13084
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will practice exchanging information using various types of technology. They will also have opportunities to identify new and emerging technologies through a project presentation.
  9. Lesson Plan: Formatting a Research Paper MLA Style

    • Resource ID: 13102
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will explore research papers in MLA formatting. They will have the opportunity to evaluate existing research papers, format existing research papers, practice citing sources,  and create their own research paper. 
  10. Lesson Plan: College and Career Poster

    • Resource ID: 13028
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn to develop skills pertaining to digital media. This is an extension of both the Photo Editing Basics and Career Exploration Lesson Plans.
  11. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Audio Recording

    • Resource ID: 13036
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to audio recording. With the use of a sound recording program, the student will be able to produce an appropriate .wav file to the satisfaction of the instructor.
  12. Lesson Plan: Resume Writing - IT

    • Resource ID: 13064
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson explores the importance of and the components of resumes. Students will evaluate their existing resumes and create a new personal resume.
  13. Lesson Plan: Presentation Software - Functions & Terminology

    • Resource ID: 13090
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to the functions of presentation software as well as the terminology associated with presentation software. Students will individually research three different types of presentation software to create a presentation that compares and contrasts each one. 
  14. Lesson Plan: Three Dimensional Effects

    • Resource ID: 13048
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students analyze and apply design and layout principles in digital media. Also, teaches identification and application of three-dimensional effects such as foreground, middle distance, and background images. Download the resource by selecting it from the related items section...
  15. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Databases Lesson

    • Resource ID: 13112
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to database software. Students will have the opportunity to practice in pre-built database templates, as well as create their own home inventory database. 
  16. Lesson Plan: Professionals Presentation Project

    • Resource ID: 13126
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will create "A Day in the Life of," presentation of an IT professional. Students will research, write, use graphics, and deliver an oral presentation of their product.
  17. Lesson Plan: History of Information Technology

    • Resource ID: 12836
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson allows students to explore the history of information technology. Students will have the opportunity to create a timeline of events and select a specific event to research and present. 
  18. Lesson Plan: Writing a Movie Script

    • Resource ID: 13016
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the components involved in writing movie scripts. Students will have the opportunity in groups to create their own movie scripts. 
  19. Lesson Plan: Entrepreneurship in Information Technology

    • Resource ID: 12966
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and further understand what entrepreneurship entails and how to start a business in Information Technology industry.
  20. Lesson Plan: Boot Process

    • Resource ID: 12994
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson, provides information on the boot process and skills to recognize and fix the boot startup errors available for today’s computers.