Welcome to Computer Class with Mrs. Deranek.
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All assignments are listed under DATE TOPICS for when they are to be worked on.
Students will work on all 5 of the diocesan curriculum course objectives. Students will also be using the lab for online testing with NWEA testing in the Fall and Winter (K-1 also test in the Spring). Students will use the lab to help support their math curriculum with random picture math flash cards in addition and subtraction for 0-12. Results will be printed and sent home at the end of each trimester.
1. DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP - responsible use of technology
2. BASIC COMPUTER OPERATIONS & CONCEPTS - identify and use basic parts of a computer and some applications
3. KEYBOARDING - type all letters with the correct hand and finger
4. INTERNET - navigate at least one web site independently
5. PROGRAMS & APPLICATIONS - use a variety of applications (with guidance)
NWEA READING FLUENCY
Students will work on at least 5 of the 6 diocesan curriculum course objectives. Multimedia was covered extensively last year and it will be repeated this year should time permit it. Students will also be using the lab for online testing with NWEA testing in the Fall and Winter, ISTEP+ testing in the winter (grade 5) and spring (grades 3-5). Students will use the lab to help support their math curriculum with random flash cards in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division for 0-12. Results will be printed and sent home at the end of each trimester.
1. DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP - basic safety, identification of digital ownership, and safe vs unsafe online behaviour
2. KEYBOARDING - type all letters using correct typing conventions (grade 5 includes numeric keys)
3. WORD PROCESSING - apply basic formatting tools (grades 3-4 with guidance)
4. MULTIMEDIA - navigate and use a specific presentation software application
5. SPREADSHEET - create a table and graph (grade 5 includes sorting the data)
6. PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS - introduce pictorial code (grade 3); apply pictorial coding loops (grade 4), visualize the relationship between pictorial and actual code (grade 5)
The diiocesan courses cover a lot. The goal is to have students work on all 8 objectives with projects that cover multiple course objectives. Students will also be using the lab for online testing with NWEA testing in the Fall and Winter, ISTEP+ testing in the winter and spring. Students will use the lab to help support their math curriculum with random flash cards in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division for positive and negative integers 0-12. Results will be printed and sent home at the end of each trimester.
1. INTERNET SAFETY BASED ON CATHOLIC IDENTITY - recognize dangers (grade 6), avoid dangers (grade 7), and make adult choices (grade 8)
2. DATA ANALYSIS (SPREADSHEETS) - understand spreadsheets, tools and formats (grade 6), apply basic functions (grade 7), and design spreadsheets (grade 8)
3. WORD PROCESSING - create documents with guidance (grade 6), apply professional formatting (grade 7), and match format to fit its purpose (grade 8)
4. MULTIMEDIA - introduce different formats that inlude text, graphics, and animation (grade 6), match format to its purpose and include sound (grade 7), design independently (grade 8)
5. INTERNET APPLICATIONS - filter sources (reliable vs unreliable) and apply a ppropriate sources
6. COLLABORATION TOOLS - introduce shared documents, cloud based sharing, and online collaboration
7. KEYBOARDING - type 20-25 wpm with at least 80% accuracy (grade 6); type 25-30 wpm with at least 80% accuracy (grade 7); type 30-35 wpm with at least 80% accuracy (grade 8). Note: The diocesan objectives were adjusted to incorporate a range of 5 wpm. The actual objectives are to type with a minimum of the range maximum.
8. TECHNOLOGY CONCEPTS, SYSTEMS & THEIR INTERACTIVITY - understand and apply file management within the network and Internet.
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