St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

8th Grade Technology (Fall 2015 / 1st Nine Weeks)

Mr. Dan Buchanan, Computer Instructor
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Room 209
316.721.5693 Ext. 209

COURSE MATERIALS
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Handout and Booklets (Leave in Classroom)
**Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
**Google Drive / Google Docs
**Ultra Key 6.0 (Keyboarding Software)

8th Grade Technology is a computer class to reinforce proper keyboarding technique using various keyboarding software and teaching Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and Google Drive / Google Docs. Emphasis will be placed on improving speed and accuracy of computer keyboarding using "touch" finger-reach patterns. Students will also learn the basic use of the Internet and to correctly format letters, reports, tables, and other projects for personal and school use. Basic spreadsheet applications will also be introduced with Excel.

Mr. Allen 8C Tuesday & Thursday 8:42 - 9:25
Mrs. Ruxton 8B Tuesday & Thursday 10:16 - 10:59
Mr. Kenton 8A Tuesday & Thursday 1:33 - 2:18

 

 


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Week 3 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday- 9/3/15 Objective: Keystroking; Keyboard Letter; Google Calendar
** UltraKey - Typing Forum / Typing Tests / Labor Day / Entire Passage
** Google Login (Example: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
** Google Calendar Intro
** Keyboard Project 1 Report - Google Docs (Discuss & Print)

Tuesday
- 9/1/15 Objective: Keystroking; Keyboard Letter & Report
** UltraKey - Typing Forum / Typing Tests / Warmup Drill #5 / Entire Passage
** Google Login (Example: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
** Keyboard Project 1 Letter #2 - Google Docs (Discuss & Print)
** Keyboard Project 1 Report - Google Docs (Save - Do Not Print)

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Week 2 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 8/27/15 Objective: Keystroking; Teacher's Website; Network Password; Keyboard Letter
** UltraKey - Typing Forum / Typing Tests / Warmup Drill #4 / Entire Passage
** Seating Chart & Google Login (Example: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
** Keyboard Project 1 Letter #1 (Discuss & Print & Show to Teacher)
** Keyboard Project 1 Letter #2 - Use Google Docs (Do Not Print)


Tuesday - 8/25/15 Objective: Keystroking; Teacher's Website; Network Password; Keyboard Letter
** UltraKey / Typing Forum / Typing Tests / Keyboarding Mistakes / Entire Passage
** Review Teacher's Website
** Finalize Network Login
** Keyboard Project 1 Letters (Handout)
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Week 1 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 8/20/15 Objective: Class Syllabus; Network Password
** Welcome Back PPT
** Strong Password Video
** Network Password
** First Day Activities (In Class)
** Computer Use: Internet (Student Handbook)