Grand Meadow ISD 495

710 4th Ave NE  PO Box 68  Grand Meadow, MN 55936  Phone: 507-754-5318  Fax: 507-754-5608

Mr. Randy Smith
Wrestling Office 507-754-5318 x7797
Business Math
This course is designed to help students develop mathematical skills through practical applications and activities that emphasize the application of mathematics in many types of real world endeavors. Topics may include: earnings and taxes, checking and savings accounts, loans, insurance, automobile expenses and housing expenses.
Accounting is a class that blends business finances with personal finance to help students to better understand how to manage their personal finance, a small business’ finances, and cooperation finances
Computer Applications
This is an introductory course that is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. An emphasis on developing speed and accuracy by using correct keyboarding techniques will be stressed. This course is intended to provide students with the basic terminology and understanding of various software platforms to enhance their ability to perform in a personal, professional, and educational setting.
This course is a detailed examination of economic systems. Specific topics include supply and demand, business organization, government spending, the Federal Reserve system, financial investments, unemployment and inflation, international trade and economic trends and economic theory. In addition to these topics we will examine how current events affect the global economy. This course meets and exceeds the state and national guidelines for Economics. This class meets during first semester.
Intro to Coding
Grand Meadow High School Curriculum for Computer Coding Instructor Contact Information Instructor: Mr. Smith Email Address: Room Number A117 Method of Instruction The class will be conducted using a large-group instruction and discussion sessions as well as individualized instruction and assignments. Students are encouraged to ask questions during lecture and application. Course Requirements 1. Most coursework will be done in the classroom computer lab with some projects that are to be done at home assigned by the instructor. 2. Students are expected to demonstrate knowledge of computer coding terms in written and performance evaluation. 3. Students are expected to work at increased ability of computer coding. Course Overview Help students feel confident of their ability to write an implement small programs. • Introduce coding to students who have no prior programming experience or knowledge of computer science for an easier entry into computer science. • Prepare students from other majors to make profitable use of computational methods in their chosen careers. • Position students so that they can compete for jobs by providing confidence in problem solving Objectives • Learning about the process of writing a program • Learning about the process of moving from a problem statement to a method for solving the problem • Learning a basic set of codes • Learning about how to use computer tools to help understand data and data analysis Computer Coding is designed to help you become skillful at making the computer do what you want it to do and have a better understanding of how computer programming works.