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Word of Life Christian Academy is proud to announce our exciting technology partnership with Global Academics and the University of Richmond. The Trajectory partnership provides our students with the finest technology education available today. Components of our program include:

Integration Training for Teachers

A comprehensive teacher training program designed to develop our teachers’ skills in instructional theory, curriculum integration and application software. Our teachers earn continuing education credits for their participation in our technology workshops.

Integrated Curriculum

Our technology program is based on more than 350 literacy objectives in 10 different technology areas. Curriculum is designed to be integrated with our classroom studies so our students use the computer as a tool to develop projects and presentations.

Curriculum Delivery Support

Our Staff is trained and supported by an experienced staff of technology coordinators form Global Academics, who provide valuable assistance to all areas of our technology program development.

Technology Resource Center (TRC)

With the TRC, we can provide our students and teachers access to a variety of resources including integrated technology lesson plans, direct links to thousands of educational Web sites, a citation engine and a password-protected portfolio for storing their work.

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Primary Technology Focus

Desktop Publishing

 Ongoing Technology Focus

Word Processing
Internet Research
Graphics
Applied Technology

Word Processing Internet Research Graphics Applied TechnologyStudents use desktop publishing skills to create an illustrated magazine that includes Internet research, as well as layout and design skills. Students learn editing skills as they evaluate their peers’ projects.

Unit 2: Statistical Analysis

 Primary Technology Focus

Spreadsheets

Ongoing Technology Focus

Word Processing
Internet Research
Operating Systems
Applied Technology 

Students use desktop publishing skills to create an illustrated magazine that includes Internet research, as well as layout and design skills. Students learn editing skills as they evaluate their peers’ projects.

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Primary Technology Focus

Word Processing/Graphics

Ongoing Technology Focus

 Internet ResearchOperating SystemsDesktop PublishingApplied Technology 

Students combine word processing and graphic design skills to create comparative essays.  Internet research and desktop publishing skills are used to create graphic organizers and illustrations.

Unit 4: Innovations

 Primary Technology Focus

Multimedia

Ongoing Technology Focus

Word ProcessingInternet ResearchGraphicsApplied Technology 

Students learn multimedia skills to create a multimedia scrapbook.  To enhance their projects, they work with scanners, digital cameras and other visual media.  They also download and store sound files.