First grade students concentrate on acquiring beginning technology skills with a strong focus on developing mouse, typing, and word processing skills. Students will learn to change font sizes, styles, and colors as well as learn how insert, size, and position clip art / images, add page borders, and print documents. Students will also explore their creativity with the art programs on computers.
Second graders will utilize their foundation in typing and word processing to expand into more diverse skill sets including spreadsheets, slide shows, internet research, comic creations, coding / programming logic and continue their development of word processing and typing proficiency.
Third graders will combine multiple skill sets to complete projects that challenge students to research facts, collect images, name, store, and manage file sets, and create multimedia presentations. Students will work with a variety of computer applications for spreadsheets, slideshows, word processing. 3rd graders will also explore coding and visual programming concepts.
Fourth and Fifth graders will be involved in video editing and social studies slide show presentations, a variety of research assignments, as well as coding and programming games. Students will also develop skills in graphic and photo editing, website creation, narrated slideshows, video screen capture, video editing, word processing, typing and emerging technologies.