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Computer Lessons for Kids and Small Adults

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Here is a series of easy-to-understand and well-designed computer lessons for pupils. In them, learners learn about the parts of a computer and what they do, the DOS operating system, the variety of files that are used, and how to keep...
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Ricky Gervais: Stumble

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Ricky Gervais illustrates the meaning of the word stumble in this video. This film could be used as an anticipatory set to a lesson on Language Arts and the use of language.
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President Technology Startup

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Technology start-ups are growing every day in Silicon Valley and all around the country. The President of a start-up talks about his products, daily routines, education, and passion in the start-up world.
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PC Technician

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Technology is growing more and more each year. A computer technician explains what he does at a school. This is a great opportunity to show students what they can do with their passion for computers.
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The Windows Desktop Vocabulary Worksheet

For Students 6th - 12th
In this computers worksheet, students find the vocabulary words that match each function that is listed as part of using the Microsoft Windows operating system.
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Lesson 4: Spread the News - Communication

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
While this is not specifically a lesson on how to use the computer, it is about the importance of using computers to communicate. Introduce your young learners to the many ways that people communicate. Emphasize how much the ways of...
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Carousel Writing

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Engage learners in a creative and collaborative writing project to demonstrate your class's knowledge of the 11genres of fiction. This ambitious lesson begins with a starter activity which reviews elements of each genre. Then, small...
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Jeopardy Development Team Project

For Teachers 6th
Students study the criteria for evaluating web sites and use information found in authoritative web sites to create questions for a game of Jeopardy. They evaluate three different web sites, some with minor errors and some with major...
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Arc GIS Project: Visualizing the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A cross-curricular lesson for middle schoolers that covers language arts, social studies, geography, and math, this is a great extension activity if your class is reading The Diary of Anne Frank or learning about the Holocaust. Using...
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Pen Pals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students make their own predictions about the amount of different types of birds at each site before they go there. In groups, they collect the bird data and compose letters to their pen pals sharing their information. To end the lesson,...
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Knowing Your Computer

For Students 6th - 8th
In this computers instructional activity, middle schoolers examine the eight parts of a computer and ask for adult help to define the functions of each piece of hardware.
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Computers Vocabulary Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this computers activity, students look for the meanings of the listed vocabulary words for the ten problems. The words should be used in the correct context.
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Computer Storage Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
In this math instructional activity, students are given examples of different memory capabilities for the types of storage devices. They match the memory to the device for fifteen problems.
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Computers, Input or Output

For Students 9th - 12th
In this computers worksheet, students examine the parts of a computer and differentiate between the devices that provide input or output.
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Human Computer Game

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars name the six main function areas inside a computer. They simulate the internal operations of a computer completing a function, and compare and contrast the difference between human and computer parts which store information.
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Binary Coding

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students identify different uses and forms of coding information. They use binary code to encode and decode written language. Students utilize worksheets imbedded in this plan to gain practice.
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Parts of a Computer

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students identify parts of a computer. They categorize parts of a computer by function: input, output, process, and storage. They explain how the parts work together and simulate the process a computer uses to execute a command.
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Computer Careers Cube

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use the internet to research the types of careers in technology. Using construction paper, they draw themselves in one or two of the careers they found interesting. To end the lesson, they share their drawings with the class and...
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The Hot Dog Stand

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students run a computer simulation. They collect data as they work and use the data to create an annual report for their business. Several different simulations could be used for this project. It is desirable for students to do this...
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Worksheet 7 Computer Lab

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students program the computer to display a direction field plot for an equation. They plot several solutions on a graph.
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Lesson Plan on Keyboarding

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Build your 21st century skills! Practice using a computer keyboard to learn how to type. There is a list of specific techniques that your young learners can practice. The learners will drill and practice to attain mastery. This lesson...
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Computers: The Mac Desktop

For Students 4th - 7th
In this computer related learning exercise, students fill in the blank of each sentence with a word from the word bank dealing with Mac desktop computers.
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Computers: Inside & Out- The Mac Desktop Labeling Worksheet

For Students 5th - 7th
In this computer education worksheet, students label the diagram by placing the name of the desktop feature on the 8 blank lines at the bottom of the page. They use words from a word bank to the right of the diagram.
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Operating Systems of Computers

For Students 4th - 7th
In this computer operating systems worksheet, students choose from the ten words in the word box to fill in the blanks of each sentence.