Technology/Ms. Kathleen Butler
"Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding."  ~Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

 

computers

Welcome to Computer Classes


Through the use of computers we will work on programs such as Word and Google Chrome to reinforce lessons in the classrooms.  Students will learn numerous features of software programs.  They will also work on STEM projects.  

Check out Useful Links to access some productive websites.  

Remember to monitor your child's usage on the Internet.  If you need help, look at the suggestions on the websites you will find under Useful Links.  

Please keep dark tape on your computer camera.  Sadly people do try to access your computer.  Take every precaution to keep your family safe.


6 Ways to Help Your Kids (and Grandkids) Love Learning
Here's an interesting article from Matthew Kelly.  He always explains things in the most amazing, simplest ways.
 Click here.


Internet Safety Tips from Netsmartz.org
Learn the basics of Internet safety
Children use a variety of online services, and each of these services can have different safety concerns. However, there are some basic tips which you can employ no matter how your children use the Internet.  

- Keep the computer in a high-traffic area of your home.
- Establish limits for which online sites children may visit and for how long.
- Remember that Internet technology can be mobile, so make sure to monitor cell phones, gaming devices, and laptops.
- Surf the Internet with your children and let them show you what they like to do online.
- Know who is connecting with your children online and set rules for social networking, instant messaging, e-mailing, online gaming, and using webcams.
- Continually dialogue with your children about online safety.


What we're working on:

Congratulations to all the students!  They did wonderful work this year.  I hope you all have a wonderful summer.  As for those who graduate or step up, I pray that your future is full of God's blessings.




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PLEASE NOTE:  Should any student need extra help or want to do catch up work, they are welcome to meet with me during recess with prior notice.  Sometimes I am not available as I may have recess/lunch duty.  I am usually not available on Thursdays as I am working with the students who do the broadcasts.

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MS Word Tutorials:

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Input and output Device Quiz review information for grade 4 to 8:  Examples of input devices are mouse, keyboard, Smartboard, microphone.  Examples of output devices are printer, speakers, projector, monitor.  Examples of both are flash/usb drive, modem.


 "Always desire to learn something useful" ~ Sophocles

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