ERIC Number: ED297689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Computer Education Curriculum. Student Goals and Activities, Grade 6, MSAD #5.
Kastuck, Edwin Naum; And Others
Designed to provide teachers with a set of goals, activities, and supporting resource materials that will assist them in providing students with opportunities to acquire computer skills, knowledge, and understanding, this document presents major concepts and related assignments for a proposed computer curriculum. Topics covered include: the historical development of computers; the computer's impact on the future of society; the vocabulary of terms related to the computer and computer use; correct computer task applications; and computer programming. A variety of hands-on applications and concept instruction is provided throughout; in addition, a pre/post test is included. A significant portion of the document consists of an appendix which includes diagrams, sample keyboards, a list of computer terms, computer operation instructions, educational games, sample programs, eight programming lessons to be completed by students (answers provided), a list of references, and an answer key for the pre/post test. The Meet the Computer Kit referred to is recommended for use by others; however, it is not included. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Maine School Administrative District #5, Rockland.