ERIC Number: ED409989
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
A Developmentally Appropriate Honduran/International Primary School Computer Curriculum.
Evans, Thomas J.; Traylor, Stacy L.
Students and teachers need to develop skills in using available technological capacities. The curriculum described here is designed to familiarize students and teachers with equipment and software available at the Escuela Internacional Sampedrana's Primary School (EIS) in Honduras. Key features of the curriculum include the use of the Internet and e-mail; grade level developmental activities including word processing, typing, painting/drawing, and spreadsheet/database programs; teacher training suggestions; and an overview on web page construction. This document begins by describing EIS administration, educational philosophy, teachers, primary school academic program, and educational goals, as well as the history of the computer laboratory. It then presents a general overview of the computer curriculum objectives for grades 1 through 6 and student evaluation methods. For each grade level, specific learning objectives, instructional strategies, and evaluation methods are described. Sample lesson plans are also included. Contains 9 references. (KB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Graphics, Computer Literacy, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Internet, Spreadsheets, Word Processing, World Wide Web
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Honduras