Computer Science

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The elementary computer science program focuses on introducing students to computers and the internet while teaching them how to be responsible digital citizens. Our Elementary Computer Science Program is coordinated by Mr. Riley.

Curriculum Outline

Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Students learn mouse control, basic keys on the key board, basic parts of a computer and how to log on and off of the computer.

2nd Grade to 4th Grade

Students learn to type without being able to see the keys, how to use Google Drive (Gmail is disabled),  and students are introduced to Microsoft Office and Google Chrome.

5th Grade

Students learn to use Gmail and more advanced topics in Google Drive, and Microsoft Office. Students also learn how to use the internet as a research tool and how to cite their sources.

 

Suggested Resource Websites

www.ABCya.com

www.TurtleDiary.com

www.NetSmartz.org

www.CommonSenseMedia.org