What have we been doing in
the computer lab?
Third Grade: We work throughout the year on proper keyboarding skills, learning programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher. We also use Inspirtation to organize our ideas and work on our Internet researching skills.
Fourth Grade: We also work throughout the year on our keyboarding skills and learning programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel. We also use Inspiration to create graphic organizers and perfect our Internet researching skills with a research project.
Fifth Grade: We not only work on proper keyboarding skills, but also our speed. Our typing goal is 15 wpm by the end of the year. We use programs such as Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel and PhotoStory 3. We also produce a video for a final technology project.
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