ERIC Number: ED260689
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Exploratory Computer Literacy Curriculum Guide, Grades K-6. Resource Unit.
Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.
Designed to coordinate teacher-developed materials in computer literacy, this resource unit is composed of several sections. The first, "Planning for Computer Instruction," provides an outline for developing a school-level computer task force, management procedures for computer labs, and sample student survey forms. The remaining sections provide sample activities for classroom use within the major topics of "Getting Started,""LOGO,""Word Processing," and "BASIC." Each sample activity includes suggestions and guidelines for teachers on: (1) appropriate grade levels; (2) performance expectations; (3) curriculum areas; (4) prerequisites; (5) materials, including hardware, software, and supporting peripherals; (6) classroom management; (7) teacher preparation; (8) pre-computer activities; (9) hands-on activities; and (10) follow-up enrichment activities. The materials reflect the teacher-developer's own environment; variables include size of school, characteristics of student population, accessibility to microcomputers, and teaching style. Supporting materials include a computer literacy software list with notations of grade level, price, and publisher; recommended periodicals for teachers; computer books for students; teacher references; and local resources on computer education. Also included is a table showing the sizes of microcomputer keyboards and reference charts. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii