Our computer program includes two labs equipped with personal computers with the Office Suite along with age appropriate software. Mobile units are also available to teachers for lessons in the classroom.
KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FOURTH GRADE
Introduction to all aspects of the computer - including history of, hardware and software. Keyboarding is also introduced, practiced and utilized in age-appropriate projects. Students in all grades learn skills in Microsoft Word, while grades three and four are introduced to Excel. In fourth grade the students learn Publisher and PowerPoint. The internet is used as additional learning tool, with safety emphasized, for activities and research.
FIFTH THROUGH EIGHTH GRADE
Students in grades fifth through eighth grade learn advanced productivity skills using Microsoft Office Suite and internet research. Internet safety education is stressed through demonstrations and discussion. Technology classes use project-based learning, which includes problem-solving and critical thinking.