• Strengths: incredibly talented and dedicated teachers and administrators. Individualizing lesson plans and teaching approach to each students strengths/needs.–SAIL Parent 2016

Level A

In Technology class this summer students will be learning a variety of new skills as well as developing skills they have previously learned. Students will start off by learning basic computer skills such as how to use the keyboard with their fingers on the home keys and how to click and drag the mouse. They will also be learning about internet/media safety. Students will learn about Microsoft word, where they will be taught how to use the tool bar and how to save their document. Along with Microsoft word, Google docs will be introduced. Google docs, Google slides, and Google drawing are all wonderful because assignments and projects are easy to share with their family and friends. iPads will also be incorporated into this summer’s program. Students will be able to use fun and engaging educational apps. Students will also create either a brochure, newspaper, or flyer/sign/poster. Students will have fun creating these while focusing on their writing. These sites and apps support student’s development of computer skills while being interactive, engaging, and fun!

Typing/Internet & Media Safety: Students will practice typing using their home keys on typing club, and a variety of typing games such as keyman, keyboard zoo, keyboard climber, dance mat typing, and nitro typing. Students will also learn about internet safety and some tips for when they use the computer at home or school.

Microsoft word/ Google docs: Students will create a document and practice their keyboarding skills. Using the toolbar to change font, make words bold, italic, or underlined, and add spacing between lines.

Google drawings: Students will use their creativity to create drawings using their mouse to change text and color.

iPads: Students will explore a variety of fun educational apps.

Printing Press: Students will design a newspaper, brochure, or flyer/sign/poster based on a topic of their interest.

Google slides: Students will create an “All about Me” presentation using creativity for their background and how they present information on each slide.

 

Level B

In Technology class this summer, students will be learning a variety of new skills as well as developing skills they have previously learned. Students will start off by learning basic computer skills such as how to use the keyboard with their fingers on the home keys and how to click and drag the mouse. They will also be learning about internet/media safety. Students will learn about Microsoft word, where they will be taught how to use the tool bar and how to save their document. Along with Microsoft word, Google docs will be introduced. Google docs, Google slides, and Google drawing are all wonderful because assignments and projects are easy to share with their family and friends. iPads will also be incorporated into this summer’s program. Students will be able to use fun and engaging educational apps. Students will also create a book cover. Students will have fun creating these while focusing on their writing. These sites and apps support student’s development of computer skills while being interactive, engaging, and fun!

Typing/Internet & Media Safety: Students will practice typing using their home keys on typing club, and a variety of typing games such as keyman, keyboard zoo, keyboard climber, dance mat typing, and nitro typing. Students will also learn about internet safety and some tips for when they use the computer at home or school.

Microsoft word/ Google docs: Students will create a document and practice their keyboarding skills. Using the toolbar to change font, make words bold, italic, or underlined, and add spacing between lines.

Google drawings: Students will use their creativity to create drawings using their mouse to change text and color.

iPads: Students will explore a variety of fun educational apps.

Book cover creator: Students will type and illustrate the front, back, and spine of a book. Using creativity students will use a variety of tools to format their titles and illustrations.

Google slides: Students will create an “All about Me” presentation using creativity for their background and how they present information on each slide.