Thursday, January 4, 2018

Computer Classes with Mrs. Nye (1st - 6th grade)

Happy New Year!!
Computer Classes at OPA
January (Quarter 2)


  • First Grade:  students will focus on Internet Safety and use the website Netsmartzkids.org (games/videos).  They will also start to learn correct finger placement while typing  (Home Row Keys).  They will use a typing program and begin to type words with their Home Row Keys  (not too many—but there are a few ☺). WORD OF THE MONTH for January:  Icons
  • Second Grade:   students will begin to learn correct finger placement (all letters) using the typing program DanceMat Typing  WORD OF THE MONTH for January:  Text
  • Third Grade:  students will continue practicing correct finger placement typing.  They will also practice again formatting and typing 2 paragraphs in Google Docs.  WORD OF THE MONTH for January:  Network
  • Fourth Grade:  students will continue to review basic typing skills (correct finger placement) and basic word processing formatting skills using Google Docs.   WORD OF THE MONTH for January:  Alignment
  • Fifth Grade:  Students are continuing to review correct finger placement typing with the program "EDUtyping."  They will create an “All About Me” presentation using Google Slides.  
  • Sixth Grade:  Students are continuing to review correct finger placement typing with the program "EDUtyping."  They will create a “My Favorite Holiday” presentation using Google Slides.