Curriculum

Youth Computing Lesson Plans

The following lesson plans, by TechMission and YouthLearn, were especially developed for middle schoolers.

 

YouthLearn Lesson Plans in Technology
Freely available online for teaching youth technology and other skills at: YouthLearn's activities page.

The YouthLearn Guide
A Creative Approach to Working With Youth and Technology” costs $19.95 if you join their E-mail list.

Technology in Youth Programs

Technology in Youth Programs

Lesson Plans

  • Youth Learn Lesson Plans in Technology (www.youthlearn.org/learning/activities/)
    • Freely available online for teaching youth technology and other skills
  • The Youth Learn Guide: “A Creative Approach to Working with Youth and Technology”
    • $19.95 if you join their e-mail list
  • AC4 Youth Technology Resources and Lesson Plans

Lesson 4 Homework

Overview of Computers and Microsoft Word

 

 

 

Lesson 4 Homework:

 

  1. Type your name at the top of the page

 

Instructor Notes on Editing Exercise

Notes to instructor:

 

Print the following page and with a pen mark up the top paragraph to represent the changes that need to be made as indicated in the instructions section of the document. Explain that this is probably what they would do themselves if creating a document…create a first draft, mark it up, make the changes.

 

Lesson 3 Plan

 

OVERVIEW OF COMPUTERS AND MICROSOFT WORD

 

 

 

Lesson 3

 

 

 

1. Word Wrap

Have everyone type the word wrap paragraph then turn on the show/hide button. There should be only one paragraph symbol

Highlighting Shortcuts in Word

Highlighting Shortcuts in Word

 

 

Overview of Computers and Microsoft Office - Course Syllabus

SYLLABUS

 

Week 1 –

Introductions and class goals

Creating a new document

Undo

Entering and formatting text

Keyboard familiarity

 

Week 2 –

Opening existing documents

Overview of Computers and Microsoft Office for New Users

Class

How to Use Mavis Beacon

Typing and Keyboarding

How to Use Mavis Beacon Typing Program

 

Getting Started

 

Typing

Class

Pages

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