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Lesson Plans (2) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Podcasts (2) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Informational Materials (4) Textual information containing useful facts or information.
Interactives/Games (5) A learning object that requires a user's involvement. Learning Activities (2) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Teacher Tools (1) An extensive set of online resource tools teachers can use to enhance student learning or increase teacher productivity often useful across grade levels and/or subject areas (Aligned to professional learning standards instead of content standards).


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Organizing A Computer Folder
http://www.sciencene...
Students will realize that computers can store and organize information and that this information can be easily retrieved whenever they want to access it.

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Simple Machines
http://www.sciencene...
The purpose of this lesson, from Science NetLinks, is to use Internet resources to explore the parts of a system and develop students' understanding of the interactions between those parts, as well as engage in troubleshooting and design related to systems. In this investigation, students take a closer look at a variety of simple hardware devices. They observe the interactions between the elements of the devices, through both hands-on and Internet exploration.

Podcasts


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Computers Can Be a Real Pain
http://kidshealth.o...
This article discusses proper body posture while using a computer.

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Computer Basics
http://www.gcflearnf...
Are you new to using computers? Do you wonder what people mean when they say the Cloud, Windows, Blackberry, Lion, etc.? Perhaps you would just like to know more about how computers work? When it comes to learning today's technology, Computer Basics has all the basic concepts covered. This resource contains video lessons and interactives to teach the basics of computers.

Informational Materials


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Computers Can Be a Real Pain
http://kidshealth.o...
This article discusses proper body posture while using a computer.

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Learning Keyboard Keys
http://www.seoconsul...
This webpage takes the standard keyboard and breaks down the keys and explains the responsibility of each key.

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Computer Basics
http://www.gcflearnf...
Are you new to using computers? Do you wonder what people mean when they say the Cloud, Windows, Blackberry, Lion, etc.? Perhaps you would just like to know more about how computers work? When it comes to learning today's technology, Computer Basics has all the basic concepts covered. This resource contains video lessons and interactives to teach the basics of computers.

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Keyboarding Technique
http://www.education...
Information about when and why to teach keyboarding. It also gives tips on how to teach it.

Interactives/Games


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Dance Mat Typing
http://www.bbc.co.uk...
This is a great animated site which shows students how to place fingers on the appropriate keys on the keyboard and gives them practice typing with correct finger placement.

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Click-N-Learn
http://www.kids-onli...
This site provides a graphic image of the inside of a computer. By clicking on different parts, the user receives and explanation of their functions.

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Typing Club
http://typingclub.co...
A touch typing tutorial to help you learn to type between 40-90 words per minute.

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Learn Touch Typing
http://typingclub.co...
Sharpen your keyboarding skills by using this free website for accuracy and technique.

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Computer Basics
http://www.gcflearnf...
Are you new to using computers? Do you wonder what people mean when they say the Cloud, Windows, Blackberry, Lion, etc.? Perhaps you would just like to know more about how computers work? When it comes to learning today's technology, Computer Basics has all the basic concepts covered. This resource contains video lessons and interactives to teach the basics of computers.

Learning Activities


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Dance Mat Typing
http://www.bbc.co.uk...
This is a great animated site which shows students how to place fingers on the appropriate keys on the keyboard and gives them practice typing with correct finger placement.

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Click-N-Learn
http://www.kids-onli...
This site provides a graphic image of the inside of a computer. By clicking on different parts, the user receives and explanation of their functions.

Teacher Tools


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Educational Technology-MPS
http://www.mpsaz.org...
Provides many educational technology resources, including activities and links for teachers and students.

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