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2nd Grade

Below is an overview of materials covered in Technology in the Second Grade.


Review of log-in procedures & basics

  • Finding name & entering password

  • Basic interaction and care of equipment - using the mouse, keyboard, etc

  • Vocabulary- Desktop, Dock, Icons, etc

  • Basic troubleshooting- refreshing browsers, checking power, connections, etc...


Word Processing: Google Docs, Microsoft Word

  • The basics - opening and quitting

  • File management & navigation - Save As + Open: saving a file properly (proper name, location, etc) and finding the file and opening it up on a different occasion.

  • Basic typing review - proper way to capitalize, using “Shift” for certain punctuation, 1 space between words, etc

  • Practice typing - copying a document

  • Formatting 1 - margins, when to use the return key, etc

  • Formatting 2 - Bold, Italic, Underline, etc

  • Formatting 3 - changing font size & style

  • Practice formatting - using typed document & changing font style, size, bold, etc


The Internet

  • The basics of Safari/Chrome -  buttons, address bar, tools, etc

  • Searching using Google - what the results mean, pictures, etc

  • Adding pictures into a document


Keyboarding Skills

  • DanceMat Typing

  • Typing.com


Digital Citizenship

  • Promote responsibility and respect when using digital tools.

  • Common Sense Media Curriculum for Grade 2.


Introduction to Programming

  • Learn the basic programming language through Code.org

  • Understand the terms: algorithm, loops, and conditionals.

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