A grant proposal has been submitted to The Education Foundation to help with startup and maintenance costs.
As a backup, all three involved campuses, Rockport Fulton High School, Rockport Fulton Middle School, and Fulton Learning Center, have committed a significant portion of their CAP money to support this effort.
The first rank will possibly include the following items: Computer Programming – write a simple output program using the language QBasic Engineering – Build a 9-piece Lego Dacta Robot and make it perform simple tasks.
Keyboarding – Baseline test, minimum 35 wpm, 60% accuracy Calculator - Learn the basics of using an RPN engineering calculator
Math Fundamentals – memorize multiplication tables from 1 X 1 to 12 X 12 Number Systems – Be able to count to 32 in base 2 (0, 1, 10, 11, 100, 101, etc.)
Ethics – Recite by memory the first 5 commandments of Ethical Computer Use Computer Basics – Be able to identify the external and internal parts of a computer
Networking - Learn how to terminate a CAT5 network cable with an RJ45 jack. Logic - Solve a simple logic problem.
Research - In a team setting, conduct a simple research project using the scientific method.