• COMPUTER SKILLS

    Staff

    Mrs. Diane Keebler

    Kindergarten

    (One 30-minute period per 6-day cycle)

    Computer skills are introduced at the Kindergarten level. Children will begin identifying and using basic computer devices and terminology in the Computer Lab and classroom. They will also be introduced to developmentally appropriate software programs that complement the classroom curriculum.

    1st Grade & 2nd Grade

    (One 30-minute period per 6-day cycle)

    1. Computer Operations
      1. Recognizing and applying primary computer terminology
      2. Identifying and using basic computer input and output devices
      3. Demonstrating proper care for technology equipment
    2. Computer Software
      1. Opening/closing and utilizing developmentally appropriate software programs
      2. Applying basic word processing skills
      3. Creating simple graphics using painting and drawing programs

    3rd Grade

    (One 30-minute period per 6-day cycle)

    1. Computer Operations
      • Apply fundamental computer terminology
      • Use common input and output devices effectively
      • Save documents to floppy disk or other storage devices
      • Demonstrate proper care for technology equipment
    2. Computer Software
      • Use toolbar menus to access commands
      • Apply word processing skills to do basic editing and document publishing
      • Create graphics using painting and drawing programs
      • Introduction to proper keyboarding/touch-typing techniques
    3. Computer Communications Systems
      • Identify and use web browser terminology and website navigation
      • Discuss Internet content and safety
      • Utilize specified sites to locate information

    4th Grade

    (One 60-minute period per 6-day cycle)

    1. Computer Operations
      • Apply fundamental computer terminology
      • Use input and output devices effectively
      • Save documents to floppy disk or other storage devices
      • Demonstrate proper care for technology equipment
    2. Computer Software
      • Use toolbar menus to save/open files, format text, print, and insert graphics
      • Use word processing and desktop publishing software to create/edit/publish documents
      • Demonstrate proper keyboarding techniques
      • Create a presentation that includes text, graphics, animations, and sound
    3. Computer Communications System
      • Identify and use web browser terminology and website navigation
      • Demonstrate appropriate Internet use as indicated in Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
      • Recognize error messages
      • Guided searches to find information