This Month in the Computer Lab
Lessons in October:
Keyboard Practice:Homerow song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0DRAgUCWew&app=desktophttps://www.kidztype.com/jets-home-row_f5cd15e1c.html This site allows students to practice typing letters in the homerow. There is also a keyboard image that highlights where the letters can be found. Ideal for beginners.https://www.kidztype.com/cute-jumper_e5058807b.html Multiple options for 1st grade and up. Students select a character, level (easy, medium, hard, and insane), home row, top row, bottom row, and all keys.
Letter Recognition and Mouse Practice:
https://www.abcya.com/games/uppercase_lowercase_letter_matching Students match lower and uppercase letters.
http://www.toytheater.com/spin.php Students create an image and spin it. No option to print
http://www.abcya.com/story_maker.htm This site has simple tools for drawing and another section for typing. Students will use this site to write and draw their favorite field trip memory.
Just for Fun:https://www.netsmartzkids.org/videos/ "Bad Netiquette" (Video length 6:45)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8qub6aPysM&feature=youtu.be "Unspotted Bugs" by Kiki Prottsman (Video length 3:05)