The mission of the Tech Squad at P.S. 120Q is to help students develop leadership skills while learning valuable technological skills. Members of the Tech Squad will work closely with our technology teacher to learn new skills to integrate technology into our school culture. Students will assist the technology teacher in introducing and maintaining technology in classrooms and building wide. Through building technology awareness and capacity in our students, we encourage members of the Tech Squad to develop autonomy and critical thinking skills that will enhance their academic performance.
To create a student-run group that encourages collaboration and autonomy in problem-solving and developing new initiatives.
To provide students with the ability to assist with and participate in school wide initiatives.
To incorporate Common Core State Standards for Technology Skills to encourage students to demonstrate proficiency in the use of computers and applications as well as an understanding of the concepts underlying hardware, software, and connectivity.
To develop skills in leadership and technology such as management of A/V equipment, website design and website debugging and maintenance.
To provide a forum for student expression.
To assist in solving school problems.