Sacred Heart School Computer Lab Syllabus and Lesson Plans
Computer Lab Syllabus
Kindergarten and First grade students concentrate on acquiring beginning technology skills with a strong focus on developing mouse, typing, and word processing skills. Students will learn to change font sizes, styles and colors as well as insert, size and position clipart, add page borders and print documents. Students will also explore their creativity with the art programs on computers.
Second graders will utilize the foundation in typing and writing to expand into more diverse skillsets including spreadsheets, slide shows, internet research, coding / programming logic, and continue their development of word processing and typing proficiency.
Third graders will combine multiple skillsets to complete projects challenging students to research facts, collect images, name, store, and manage files, and create multimedia presentations. Students will work with a variety of online applications including Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Docs, Google Draw, etc. 3rd graders will also explore coding and visual programming concepts as well as practicing their typing skills.
Fourth and Fifth graders will be involved in presentations, a variety of research assignments, coding and programming games, develop skills in graphic and photo editing, website creation, narrated slideshows, video editing, word processing, typing and more.
Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth graders will continue to practice what they’ve learned with more focus on formatting documents, typing skills, and coding.