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Amanda Cassel


About Mrs. Cassel:
Hello, all! My name is Amanda Cassel, and I am so honored to teach 7th grade Technology Foundations & 8th grade Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) this year at Union Middle School. I look forward to teaching each of your children this year. Please contact me if you have any questions or need any additional information at cassela@unionyellowjackets.org



Tech Foundations: Unit 8

This unit we are learning about Microsoft Excel & Google Sheets.

In this unit,students will learn and apply spreadsheet applications using various computer applications.


Technology Foundations Units

Unit 1: Orientation and Ethics

Unit 2: Internet Tools in the Classroom

Unit 3: Computing Fundamentals

Unit 4: Windows and Operating Systems 

Unit 5: Keyboarding

Unit 6: Word Processing/Desktop Publishing 

Unit 7: Multimedia Presentations

Unit 8: Spreadsheet Applications

Unit 9: Social Media 

Unit 10: Career Exploration





STEM: Unit 9

STEM students will be learning all about financially literacy using Dave Ramsey's "Foundations in Personal Finance"

The curriculum is a 6 week course on how to manage money (earning, saving, spending, and giving) using "real life" scenarios. After learning about the ins and outs of money management, the students are given a career in which they earn income and must decide how to budget that income. 

Along with budgeting, students will also learn about investment opportunities to "win with money." Using simple and compound interest formulas, students calculate how much $$ they can make on each investment situation.


STEM Units


Unit 1: Orientation and Ethics

Unit 2: Technology Literacy 

Unit 3: The Design Process 

Unit 4: Emerging Technologies

Unit 5: Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Unit 6: Sustainable Design and Technology

Unit 7: Power and Energy 

Unit 8: Robotics Simulation 

Unit 9: Financial and 
Economic Literacy 

Unit 10: Workplace Skills: School to Careers












Class Schedule: 

1st Period: 
Planning

2rd Period:
STEM

3th Period: 
STEM

4th Period:
STEM

5th Period:
Technology Foundations

6th Period:
STEM

7th Period:
Technology Foundations

8th Period:
STEM






Look What We've Done!







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Amanda Cassel,
Aug 2, 2017, 12:58 PM
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