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Learning Computers
Student Lesson Plan
 
Time
Activity
30 minutes
Keyboarding (Mavis or alphanumeric)
Certificates go to those who type 30 wpm or greater, 95% accuracy (five-minute timed exercise), and use correct touch typing technique. Print three different Mavis certificates from the Speed Test area.
20 minutes
Ten-Key 
Certificates go to those who type 150 kspm or greater, 95% accuracy (five-minute timed exercise), and use correct touch ten-key technique.
(Click Back, click Typing Games, click Check Out Time)
 
Save your keyboarding and ten-key work to disk
(Click the Red X in the top right of the screen)
10 minutes
Break
50 minutes
Practical PC 2003 — do two chapters
You need to score 80% or better on all skill sets and all projects must be finished in order to get the certificate of achievement for Office Computing Basics.

Do all quick checks and skill sets. The results should show on the tracking file of your disk. If a skill set doesn’t show on your tracking, go back and redo that skill set.
10 minutes
Break
50 minutes
Finish the two chapters

When you finish, return to:

Keyboarding (Mavis or alphanumeric)
Certificates go to those who type 30 wpm or greater, 95% accuracy (five-minute timed exercise), and use correct touch typing technique. Print three different Mavis certificates from the Speed Test area.

Or:

           
Ten-Key 
            Certificates go to those who type 150 kspm or greater, 95% accuracy (five-minute timed exercise), and use correct touch ten-key technique.
(Click Back, click Typing Games, click Check Out Time)
Save your keyboarding and ten-key work to disk
(Click the Red X in the top right of the screen)
10 minutes
Break
15 minutes
Explore Internet sites or e-mail
No games, chat, MySpace, music downloads or blogs.
  • Read the news
  • Print out coloring pages or educational/employment articles
  • Look for images or pictures for your brochure/little book
  • Work on resumes or cover letters
  • Work on job applications or searches