Back to School Night Syllabus

Back To School Night

September 19, 2017

K-4 Technology

Mr. Sollers

Students come into the computer lab excited and ready to learn. Each student is assigned a computer that they use throughout the school year. They also are given an individual username and password that enables them to save their work on the computer network.

Students have one 50 minute computer class a week where they work on keyboarding skills, various software programs and the Internet based on their grade level.

Kindergartners will work on basic computer terminology such as the parts of the computer, using the mouse and touchpad to move the cursor, using special keys on the keyboard, opening and closing software programs, and using the Internet. Students will work with the software program Kid Pix Deluxe4.

First Graders will continue to practice what was learned in kindergarten and start to use software programs such as Word, Kidspiration2, and the Internet for keyboarding. Students will learn how to save their work to the computer network.

Second Grade will continue to use the computer skills learned in kindergarten and first grade. They will start the keyboarding program Type to Learn 4. They will expand their skills with using the software program Word to include pictures, tables, and automatic numbering. Students will use Kidspiration2 picture mode to help organize and plan writing assignments. Students will begin to use Google and other Internet search engines to help find information for reading, science, and social studies.

Third Grade students will continue all of the above. Students will learn how to have multiple programs open at one time and how to open and close each window. Students will learn how to resize windows. Students will write stories using Microsoft Word and learn how to change font size, style, and color. They will be able to find information, pictures, graphs, and charts on the Internet and put them into their Word Documents. Students will visit Interactive Websites related to Science and Math. Students will be introduced to Basic HTML.

Fourth Grade students will continue all of the above. Students will learn how to create a 5 slide Power Point Presentation using as many tools available. Students will create graphs and charts using various Internet Websites. Students will learn how to create Animations using the ALICE software program. This program stresses step- by-step logical and creative thinking skills.

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