• 1st Grade

    Computer Stars1st Grade*

    Level II - Windows Operating System
    • Windows Screen Features, Navigate through Windows OS
     
    Level II - Microsoft Word and Word Processing
    • Learn various word processing & editing tools (i.e. - "A" tool, highlight marker, bold, italic, underline, etc...)

    Keyboarding
    • Microsoft Word is used on a continual basis to assit in keyboarding and word processing skills. Students become acquainted with the keyboard, learning various key functions and applications.
     
    CompuWords
    • New tech terms are introduced each session. The instructor and students use these words on a continual basis, through application, fostering vocabulary skills.

  • 2nd Grade

    Computer Stars2nd Grade*

    Level III - Microsoft Word & Word Processing
    • Learn various word processing & editing tools (i.e.- spell check, word count, bullets & numbering, etc...), create & save files/folders

    Keyboarding
    • Microsoft Word is used on a continual basis to assit in keyboarding and word processing skills. Students become acquainted with the keyboard, learning various key functions and applications.

    CompuWords
    • New tech terms are introduced each session. The instructor and students use these words on a continual basis, through application, fostering vocabulary skills.

    Mouse Mechanics
    • Right click functions

  • 3rd Grade

    Computer Stars3rd Grade*

    Computer History / Inception
    Students learn about:

            • Early pioneers of computers
            • Development of computers
            • Generations of computers

     
    Computer Language
    Students learn that computers use a special code (binary) to communicate.
    Through discussion and demonstration they are introduced to:

            • Binary code
            • Bits & Bytes
            • What 1’s & 0’s represent
            • Examples of bytes


    Inside a Computer
    Students learn about the various internal components and their specifc function.

            • Hard drive
            • Memory
            • Motherboard
            • CPU


    Peripheral and Storage Devices
    Students are introduced to various types of peripheral and storage devices. As well as, how
    to locate & access storage devices on a computer.

     
    Image Editing
    Students learn how to locate & open images from a storage device or computer folder and
    how to Insert and modifying images & clip art in a document.

     
    Internet Safety
    Students learn the importance of Internet safety.
     

    * Only at participating schools

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1st - 3rd Grade

1st - 3rd Grade

Children between the ages of 6 - 8 love playing games on the computer. What they tend to be unaware of are the word processing and keyboarding capabilities computers offer and how fun (and educational) these applicationscan be. We introduce students to another aspect of using the computer.

The following topics are taught in an enjoyable and thought-provoking manner.

* Only at participating schools

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