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Sept. 28th-Oct. 27th

Tech Term Bingo

Today we will begin learning how to create tables in Microsoft Word.

Begin by opening up a new Word document.

Put your name and date in the header. Be sure to use the tab key to move to the right for the date.

Create a table using the steps below:

  • Go to Insert, Table

  • Make it 5 columns and 4 rows
  • Type B in the first column
  • Press Tab and type I
  • Press Tab and type N
  • Press Tab and type G
  • Press Tab and type O
  • Use the shading tool to shade only the boxes that contain letters.
  • Save this file as “Tech Bingo.”

Then copy the words in the side box. Copy and paste one word in each box of your table. Now find a definition for the words your are assigned from the links below. Be sure to give credit to the sources you use.

Fact Monster

Tech Term Dictionary

Your Dictionary

3D Dictionary

LT: I can explain the steps involved in creating a table in Microsoft Word. I can also use the keyboard shortcuts for copy and paste.

Take the Survey

Computer 1-8

Computer 9-16
Flash Drive

Computer 17-24

Sept. 20th-Sept. 27th

Review of Internet Safety

We are going to start the year off with a review of some of the Internet safety rules and digital etiquette we need to follow that will keep us safe when we are surfing the World Wide Web.

Let's begin with a BrainPop movie all about digital etiquette.

When we are done, click the link below and take the online quiz.

Print your results, but do not get them from the printer. I will collect them all.

After you have printed your results, go to the website on the side. Then go to Type to Learn with any extra time you have. 

LT: I can explain why it is so important to THINK before I post anything online. 

Share Jumper
Sept. 12-Sept 19th

Type to Learn 4

Today we will take a look at a brand new typing program called Type to Learn 4. This program is web-based which will allow you to work on your typing skills both in school and at home. You will have your own log in name and password for the program so it will track the progress you are making as well as save each time you stop working. The link to access it is below. You will also find a link on my homepage.

LT: I am able to log in to Type to Learn 4 and navigate the interface. I also started my baseline assessment. 

Sept. 1st-Sept. 9th

Welcome Back!

As it is our first day back to the computer lab, we will begin with a review of the rules we need to follow.

We will then log in and get organized for the year.

Use the link on the side when you are finished.

LT: I know the rules and expectations in the computer lab. I also have all of my files organized in folders. 

Go here when
you are done:

Mr. Harrison's Tech Spot
Oyster Bay-East Norwich
880 Oyster Bay Rd.
East Norwich, NY 11732