The Technology Department hopes that all students who graduate from Malden Catholic High School will:
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of computers and applications.
Demonstrate ability to use technology for research, critical thinking, problem solving, and communication.
Demonstrate the competencies of the business applications used in Microsoft Office and Google Apps.
Make informed decisions about the ethical use of information systems.
Understand and acquire skills to adapt to the changing trends in technology.
Obtain the skills offered in our computer science elective courses to further his basic knowledge of business applications and to explore programming.
Taking into account that students are only required to take the freshman computer course, we encourage students to continue their computer experience with the technology courses that are offered as electives in their junior and senior years.
Technology Department and the Malden Catholic Mission
The Technology Department strives to reflect the mission statement objectives in the following ways:
Enable students to compete for top spots in the best institutions of higher education by offering high level electives and online courses.
Prepare students for the business world by recognizing the importance of using technology in an ethical and responsible manner.
Prepare students for the rigors of college and university academia. All students are trained in applications to aid in visual/multimedia presentations.
We understand that students who come to Malden Catholic have different computer skills levels. In teaching all of the courses, there are avenues and strategies utilized to challenge the avid computer user while fostering knowledge skills of the novice computer user. In planning and developing curriculum, careful attention is paid to giving all students the chance to succeed and reach the outcomes and competencies of each course. Many of the exercises and projects allow students to perform at their own pace, based on ability.