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AES Computer Lab

Computer Technology with Mr. Whitecotton

KINDERGARTEN SKILLS

* Computer Usage - learning how to hold and use mouse, navigate, open and close apps, open Google Chrome

* Keyboarding- locating letters on the keyboard and learning right hand left hand using a variety of online apps. Intruduction to online keyboarding software Typing Club.

* Intro to word processing with Google Docs

* Use kid-friendly websites to practice content and skills.

* Use Google Apps for Education to create projects and complete assignments

* Acceptable use and digital citizenship

* Introduction to computer programming (block code)

FIRST GRADE SKILLS

* Keyboarding- locating letters on the keyboard and learning correct finger placement using a variety of techniques, and online apps. Work through 1st grade level keyboarding program Typing Club

* Word processing with Google Docs

* Use kid-friendly websites to practice content and skills.

* Use Google Apps for Education to create projects and complete assignments

* Acceptable use and digital citizenship

* Level 2 computer programming skills (block code)

* Demonstrate understanding and use of Google Classroom

SECOND GRADE SKILLS

* Keyboarding- locating letters on the keyboard and learning correct hand placement and finger placement while working toward keyboarding skills without looking using a variety of online keyboarding apps. Work through 2nd grade keyboarding program Typing Club.

* Advanced ord processing with Google Apps

* Use kid-friendly websites to practice content and skills.

* Use Google Apps for Education to create projects and complete assignments

* Acceptable use and digital citizenship

* Level 3 and 4 computer programming (block code) 

* Use Google Classroom tools to create projects, complete assignments and collaborate.

* Use age-appropriate websites to research, practice skills, learn concepts, complete activities, and create multimedia projects and collaborate. 

 

Computer/Internet Safety Rules at Alcoa Elementary School

* Do not give out your personal information (name, address, phone number, etc.)

* For websites that require a username, do not use your real name.

* Get an adult's permission before signing up for anything on the internet.

* Be polite on the computer. Don't send mean or inappropriate messages. The golden rule applies to the computer, too: Treat others the way you wish to be treated.

* Don't respond to messages that are mean or make you feel uncomfortable. Let an adult know immediately.

* If something inappropriate pops up on your screen, turn the monitor off and go get an adult immediately.

* Do not download anything on the computer without an adult's permission. It could be harmful to your computer.

 

School Computer Use Policy

  1. All students and parents sign a Alcoa Schools District Computer Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). Please refer to AES school handbook.
  2. Students are NOT PERMITTED to play games on their computer unless it is either an school approved educational games (example: anything on Happy Computer) or teacher approved game (ex: games a teacher assigns to students through Google Classroom). 

  3. Although we expect all students to understand and agree to school-wide use and care of  Chromebooks, each AES teacher determines the use and care expectations of Chromebooks in their own classroom. Students are expected to follow all of teacher and school rules. 
  4. Students are never allowed to remove Chrombooks from classroom without prior approval from teacher. 
  5. Students are never allowed to take Chromebooks from school at anytime.

Violation of any AES school-wide expectation will result one or more of the following depending upon violation: 

  • Student/teacher conference
  • Loss of student assigned Chromebook privileges (teacher or Mr. Whitecotton) determines length of time.
  • Parent contact
  • Principal Referral