This Month in the Computer Lab
Lessons in AUGUST:
1. Rules of behavior, review of computer names and parts. Students practice holding and using the mouse.http://www.mouseprogram.com/move-game.html Great for beginners! This site isolates each action, allowing for simple practice (1. Moving a mouse 2. Clicking on the left-side button, 4. Double-clicking, 6. Dragging and dropping)
http://www.tvokids.com/games/beesandhoney Students play three games: 1.) Moving the mouse to touch a bee 2.) Clicking on a flower 3.) Clicking on a mouse and dragging it to a flower
http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/computer/computer.swf Students use the mouse to move the word to match the correct picture. The word is spoken, helpful for beginning readers.
2. Keyboard Practice
3. Internet Safety:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-njh8mFvVk Timon & Pumbaa