TYPING & PC SKILLS
Where kids learn basic computer and mouse skills to better express themselves and interact with others through technology.
Typing & PC Skills is all about getting kids to master one of the most important tech tools we have: our fingers, which allow us to express our thoughts and interact with all other technologies—especially the computer. Our students learn the proper way to handle a keyboard and mouse using our evidence-based metrics so that they can inherit the keys to modern communication.
Learn basic computer and mouse skills
Memorize basic commands and shortcuts
Understand how a computer works
Better express thoughts through text
What gets measured:
Typing Speed: how long it takes students to type 60 words at their grade level
Writing Complexity: an algorithmic analysis of the lexile of text
What is the Cursor?
Mouse Skills: Right Click
Mouse Skills: Left Click (Double Click and Single)
Mouse Skills: Scrolling
Mouse Skills: Dexterity
Computer Navigation (eg What are windows, what is a Desktop etc)
Using The Web
Insert Images into Document
Opening Closing Windows
Opening Closing Folders
Tabs in a browser
File System (includes creating and moving files)