students sitting in a row at computers

Technology Special Area

  • Fourth and fifth grade classes attend the technology/media class as part of the special area rotation. Students will be working on general computer knowledge and word processing. Additional topics may include coding, Internet safety, typing, and multimedia skills.

     

    Email:  tamplinj@leonschools.net

Assignments

  • 5th Grade Rotation #11

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 11/30/2021
    1. From Classlink, log into Office 365.
    2. Open Microsoft Word and create a new document.
    3. Name your document Shape Snowman before opening the desktop app version of Word.
    4. Open the file "Drawing Tools – Shape Snowman" below.
    5. Follow the directions for inserting and formatting shapes in your new document.
    6. Save your changes by clicking on the disk icon in the top left to sync with the cloud before logging off.
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  • 4th Grade Rotation #11

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 11/30/2021
    1. Watch the following videos:
    2. Find the ICT tile on your Classlink.
    3. Log in to the lcs.ucertify.com website using your LCS email address and the password Hawks123.
    4. Open "ICT Fundamentals" under "My Library". Make sure the box for “Bite-Size Lessons” is checked.
    5. Under Lesson 2: Communication Fundamentals, read slides 14 – 18 and complete the two included activities. (If necessary, retry the activities until you get them all correct.)
    6. If there is time remaining, practice your typing skills on Typing Club.
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  • 5th Grade Rotation #10

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 11/17/2021
    1. From Classlink, log into Office 365.
    2. Open Microsoft Word and create a new document.
    3. Open the file "Table Practice - Baby Names" below.
    4. Follow the directions for inserting and formatting tables in your new document.
    5. Save/name your document (“Baby Names” is fine for a title) before logging off.
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  • 4th Grade Rotation #10

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 11/15/2021
    1. Watch the following videos:
    2. Find the ICT tile on your Classlink.
    3. Log in to the lcs.ucertify.com website using your LCS email address and the password Hawks123.
    4. Open "ICT Fundamentals" under "My Library". Make sure the box for “Bite-Size Lessons” is checked.
    5. Under Lesson 2: Communication Fundamentals, read slides 9 – 13 and complete the three included activities. (If necessary, retry the activities until you get them all correct.)
    6. If there is time remaining, practice your typing skills on Typing Club.
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  • 4th Grade Rotation #5 - ICT Fundamentals

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 9/22/2021
    1. Find the ICT tile on your Classlink.
    2. Log in to the lcs.ucertify.com website using your LCS email address and the password Hawks123.
    3. Next “link with instructor” using the class code projected on the Smart panel.
    4. Once you have linked your account, begin Lesson 1. Read the slides and complete the included activities.
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  • 5th Grade Rotation #5 - My Favorites

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 9/15/2021

    1. Review the word-processing basics from last rotation.

    2. Take the Review Quiz by following the link below.

    3. Open the file "My Favorites" below.

    4. Open a new document in Office 365.

    5. Follow steps 1-11 on the My Favorites instructions page for your new document.

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  • 4th Grade Rotation #4 - Computer History

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 9/10/2021
    1. Log into Classlink 
    2. Open BrainPop (www.brainpop.com)  
    3. Search for the lesson on “Computer History” 
    4. Watch the movie on Computer History two times.  
    5. Complete the Challenge activity.  
    6. If you still have time, you may play the related games or practice typing.
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  • 5th Grade Rotation #4 - Word Processing Basics

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 9/7/2021

    1. From Classlink, log into Office 365. Explore the apps and customize your background.

    2. Open Microsoft Word. Create a new document.

    3. Explore the options on the MENU BAR.

    4. Type your name. Select the text and practice formatting it using options on the TOOLBAR: change the font and font size.

    5. Change the view using the VIEW MENU.

    6. Complete the practice quiz found here: Word Processing Practice Quiz 1

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  • Rotation #3 - Computers

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 8/27/2021
    1. Log into Classlink 
    2. Open BrainPop (www.brainpop.com)  
    3. Search for the lesson on “Computers” 
    4. Watch the movie on Computers two times.  
    5. Take the Quiz.  
    6. If you still have time, you may play the related games.  
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  • Rotation #2 - Typing

    Posted by Joanna Tamplin on 8/18/2021 11:00:00 PM

    1. Go to the Typing Club website following the link below.

    2. Log into your student account:

    Username - first name and last initial

    Password - student number

    3. Follow the directions to complete the typing lessons using the proper fingers. Complete as many lessons as you can before class ends.

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