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Kahn, Jessica; Freyd, Pamela – Language Arts, 1990
Discusses the use of keyboarding skills in elementary classrooms and stresses the importance of establishing writing environments that help children to understand writing as communication. (MG)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Education, Holistic Approach, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development. – 1986
In response to the New York State Board of Regents Action Plan relating to computer keyboarding skills, this guide is designed to help elementary school staff understand aspects of keyboarding and develop this important basic skill in their students. The three-part presentation begins with a discussion of the benefits of using computers in English…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Improvement
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of School Planning. – 2002
This publication offers aid for North Carolina schools in planning new and renovated facilities to accommodate technology. It is a supplement to the North Carolina Public School Facilities Guidelines and should be used in conjunction with the STS-1000 Telecommunications Wiring Guidelines and the North Carolina School Technology Plan and other…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Design Requirements, Educational Facilities Design
Anderson, Cindy, Ed. – CompuKids, 1996
This document consists of the 1996 issues of CompuKids, a bimonthly publication designed to assist children and their parents and teachers in getting the most out of using computers. The publication includes descriptions of available software, tips on hardware, and adaptations for Macintosh and IBM/Windows products. Regular features include: (1)…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Writing, Computer Games, Computer Literacy
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Center for Special Education Technology. – 1989
One of nine brief guides for special educators on using computer technology, this guide is specifically directed to special education teachers and encourages them to become critical consumers of technology to ensure its most effective use. Brief descriptions of the various uses of the computer in the school setting--as an instructional tool, as an…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
Computing Teacher, 1985
This collection of reprints from The Computing Teacher contains 11 articles on the selection, evaluation, and organization of software published between August 1983 and March 1986, as well as more than 20 reviews of educational software packages published between December 1982 and June 1986. The articles are: (1) "The New Wave of Educational…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Lahm, Elizabeth A.; Morrissette, Sandra K. – 1994
This collection of materials describes different types of computer applications and software that can help students with disabilities. It contains information on: (1) Easy Access, a feature of the systems software on every Macintosh computer that allows use of the keypad instead of the mouse, options for slow keys, and options for sticky keys; (2)…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation
Suffolk County Board of Cooperative Educational Services 2, Patchogue, NY. – 1987
This guide provides a collection of ideas for word processing activities that teachers have found to be useful in special education classes. The guide begins with a list of 41 computer skills, the grade levels at which the skills are usually introduced (from kindergarten to secondary levels), and provides names of commercial programs which may be…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Creative Writing, Disabilities
Clinton, Janeen S.; Laverty, Linda – 1990
The first section of this packet consists of worksheets, exercises, software descriptions and "best practices" guidelines for teachers of students with disabilities. The second section reports on findings of a 1989 task force on transition procedures for mainstreaming of the physically impaired, including procedures for referral,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software Selection