Microsoft Office is the software used in this course. It is an integrated software package that includes four computer programs:
The Internet will be used for research. Students will learn the skills needed to navigate the Internet in order to gain access to information available through this medium. Students must read, sign, and abide by the Acceptable Use Policy that has been prepared by our school district.
District Acceptable Use Agreement for Grade 6-8 Students
|Keyboarding Posture||Keyboarding Timings||Keyboarding Timings||Keyboarding Timings|
|Keyboarding Timings||Word Projects||Word Projects||Word Projects|
|Excel Projects||Excel Projects||Excel Projects|
|Publisher Projects||Publisher Projects*||Publisher Projects|
|PowerPoint Projects*||Other Class Projects*||Access Projects|
|*Christmas Slide Show||*Science Fair Project|
*Web Page--Students are taught the basics of web page design through a practice web page called Our Pets using Microsoft Publisher. After completion of Our Pets, each student designs his/her own web page. Click on Our Pets to see a sample of the practice web site.