Rockwood Middle strives to provide students with as many opportunities as possible in multiple faucets of education.  These opportunities include access to technology.  Within the school- there are two computer labs, a mobile Chrome Book lab, and a mobile iPad lab.  The devices allow students to explore the possibilities of technology, prepare our students for state wide testing (which is now mandated to be assessed electronically), and allow our students to master typing.

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Students (excluding those participating in band) are all enrolled in a nine week computer class.  During that time students are expected to master a minimum of 30 words per minute by the end of the grading period.  As of this year, students recieve a grade in all related arts classes.  The expectation in computer class is to increase words per minute, and other essential keyboarding skills, by completing daily typing modules.  The FIVE HIGHEST scores are calculated to determine the students' grades.  The following words per minute correspond to a letter grade: 30 wpm =A, 25 wpm =B, 20wpm =C, 15 wpm=D and 14 wpm or less =F. 

Any student may practice these skills at home, as they are essential to the success of, both, core classes and standardized testing.  Practice links are available on the Library's Webpage under the LINKS tab at the top of the page.

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In addition to these devices, Roane County Schools offers each student access to an email address to communicate with faculty and staff (not other students) and a Google Drive account.  Students may access these tools through Google.  This link is available on the RMS Homepage, as well as Library's Webpage under the LINKS tab at the top of the page.  This tool allows students to share and save documents easily from computer to computer, or any electronic device.  In order to login, students will use their username@stu.roaneschools.com and their assigned passwords.

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If you have questions concerning email addresses or Google Drive, please contact Ms. Holland.

If you have any questions regarding computer class, please contact Coach Newby.