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40 resources with the keyterm Computer Skills

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Computer Whiz Certificate

For Teachers 1st - 8th
As computer skills become more and more relevant, it is important to celebrate individuals who show promise in this area. Express this sentiment with a certificate for the computer savvy. You can use some computer skills yourself as you...
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Beginning Google Drive

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Lead your class through creating and sharing documents with Google Drive with a step-by-step activity. The document illustrates each step with screenshots and includes clear and effective instructions that prompt active engagement....
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Name Parts of a Computer and Terms for Interface Elements

For Teachers K - 2nd
Familiarize your young learners with the parts of a computer and some basic key terms relating to technology. As the teacher demonstrates using an LCD projector, class members practice moving a mouse, opening the Internet, typing in a...
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Tech Integration Project Lesson Accelerator: Project Overview

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Prepare middle schoolers for life in the tech world with a lesson on entering, storing, sorting, and creating database collections. They use a database tool, such as excel, to record the contents of their CD collections. They then...
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Computer Use: Essential Skills Checklist “What are YOUR Skills?”

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Included here are several handy worksheets and full instructions on how to use them. You'll aid your special needs learner through a goal-setting process where they'll fill out the survey to set personal goals related to computer use and...
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Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Scholars of all ages can use the various tools of technology to construct and illustrate a story. Utilizing this resource, learners work with a partner to brainstorm and draft a story based on personal experience. They use computer...
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Shapes All Around Us

For Teachers K
With a fun game as a warm up, this lesson on shapes in our environment gets young learners prepped and ready to identify and draw basic shapes. Kindergarteners engage in 5 different learning centers focused on shapes: they create a shape...
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The Internet and Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners consider the impact of the Internet on society, information, and communication. They practice using the Internet through a variety of web searches, information gathering activities, and Internet communication. A class discussion...
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Around the World in 10 Days

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students engage in producing responses to "what" questions and their written responses will be recorded in a Travel Journal. They produce their respones using a word processor. This instructional activity is very detailed and a rubic is...
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Desert Giant: Shelter of Food?

For Teachers 1st
Water, air, shelter, and food are basic needs all animals require. First graders will engage in four different centers to uncover the ways desert animals meet their needs with the Saguaro Cactus. They will use the book, Desert Giant to...
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Introduction to Word Processing

For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce your class to the computer keyboard, word processing, and drawing programs. After familiarizing your group with certain parts and programs, class members type their name using a word processing program and then switch to a...
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Making Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young writers identify and generate words using the strategies of phonics on the Making Words computer program. Words are typed instead of having to use tiles or paper. Extension activities such as playing the memory game, drawing...
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Getting the Word Out

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Discuss and generate blogs in this technology instructional activity. Middle and high schoolers explore examples of blogs and create their own blogs. Use this instructional activity throughout the year to reinforce concepts from your...
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For Teachers 4th - 10th
Deepen understanding of email correspondence. Begin by tapping into prior experience with email and word processing. Learners then send emails to one another, practicing attaching images and copying and pasting their work into a word...
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Problem Solving With Area Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
To determine the area and perimeter of a rectangle, kids make T-charts in their math journal to define the terms. After defining the differences and procedure for finding area and perimeter, they use their T-charts to write and solve...
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Formatting Fun

For Teachers K - 5th
Launch this lesson by saving the provided Formatting Fun template on your classroom or library computers. Young learners can then practice formatting basics for use in writing activities. Exercises include practice in highlighting text,...
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Book It to Pizza Hut

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students participate in reading a story and writing a book report on the computer. They engage in computer skills such as, saving and printing their reports. They read their reports to the teacher and class.
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Culture Trip using Desktop Publishing

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Introduce your class to Desktop publishing. They become familiar with searching on the Internet, keyboarding, and desktop publishing. They design an American quilt using facts they find about their culture. Great interdisciplinary lesson...
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The Orphan Train

For Teachers 3rd
Identifying elements of literature and using supporting details from the text is a skill vital for reading comprehension and literary analysis. Students use the 5 W's: who, what, when, where, and why to identify literary elements in the...
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Famous African Americans

For Teachers 3rd
What makes a person famous? In order to learn more about notable African Americans students will conduct Internet research to collect data on a chosen African American leader. They will use their findings to create a bio-cube where each...
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Using Computers for Communication

For Teachers 1st
With a vocabulary list and a Venn Diagram students will discuss the reasons communication is so important. They will identify the characteristics of written and verbal communication then write about their feelings. Note: This lesson...
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Don't Settle for a Byte... Get the Megabyte on Technology

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software. For this multi-day computer software usage lesson, students complete a research project that requires the use of a word processor, Excel, FrontPage, and PowerPoint to...
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Searching the Internet with Google

For Students 4th - 8th
In this search engine practice worksheet, students practice using Google to find facts, videos, instructions, and websites. 
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Technology- Basic Computer Words

For Students 2nd - 5th
For this computer skills worksheet, students read a passage on computer skills and fill in the blanks with answers they have read about. Students complete 7 questions.