School's Computer Lab is equipped with 32 PC computers. 27 of the
computers are new and are running on Windows 8. Students are using
Microsoft Office 2007 which includes applications such as Excel,
Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Internet Explorer. Students from
grades K-2 attend the computer lab once a week, and grades 3-5 have
computers for two periods a week.
SMARTboard: The Smart Board is an
electronic white board which allows you to interact with your computer
by touching the projected computer screen on the board itself. The
Smart Board can also take handwritten text and convert it into
computer generated text.
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on the integration of technology with the Core-Curriculum Standards.
word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and the
Internet in areas directly related to the ongoing
Word: The students will
learn how to type, format, save, retrieve and modify their work. They
will learn how to add columns, tables, clipart, and mail merging to
their documents. They will learn how to use the spell checker, grammar
checker, and thesaurus to improve their communication skills.
students will learn how to communicate their ideas using presentation
software. They will learn how to apply backgrounds, import clip art,
import video files, import sound, develop decorative titles, animate
their objects, and organize their information into an effective
Excel: The students will
learn how to create and format tables using data collected. To communicate information about
their set of data, students will apply features such as calculating
with formulas, sorting data, and graphing.
Publisher: The students will
learn how to use publishing software to create newsletters, brochures,
signs, flyers, banners, cards and calendars to present ideas.
Younger students will be able to express their creativity through
this drawing program. Students will learn to
design, record sounds, make pictures move, apply stamps, draw shapes,
add text, and write descriptions.
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