Kindergarten

This quarter in Kindergarten Computer class, we are working on the simple tasks including mouse control and basic keyboarding. Ask your kindergartner to sing a chant or two that we love reminding us of these two skills.

Left hand left…

Pinky and thumb…

Programs used to master these tasks include…

  • MS Paint
  • MS Word
  • online games stressing phonics and math i.e.
    • ABCya.com
    • PBSkids.org (Curious George, Peg & Cat, & Between the Lions)

We also focus on skills that will be the ground floor of all they do in the future with computers.

  • Computer Safety – NetSmartzkids.org
  • PC basics – Identifying computer parts etc. (mouse, keyboard, monitor)

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