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StAIR - Technology In My World

StAIR - Technology In My World

This is a Stand-Alone Instruction Resource about Technology for use with second graders.  This resource will address some of the key technology standards and expectations that a student should know before exiting Grade 2.

This lesson is for students that are at the end of their 2nd Grade year.  The students will already be comfortable looking at slides as they use other computer programs that involve clicking on arrows to move from page to page.  The students will be able to read the lesson or choose to “listen” to the lesson by clicking on the sound links that will allow the students to hear the text that is written.  If some words are too challenging to read, they can use the audio that will be embedded into the presentation.
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Jamin Jones
Jamin Jones (Teacher (K-12))
6 years ago

This is a great introduction to students who are just starting to use computers. It really shows all the pieces that are important as well as what is safe to share on a computer. I like how there is an otpion for the words to be read to the students as many of the students may be too young to read the words on the screen.

Technical Remarks:

It would be useful to provide a follow up lesson for students on how to turn the computer on and access specific programs.

Time spent reviewing site: 20 min
Heidi Embury
Heidi Embury (Teacher (K-12))
6 years ago

This is a wonderful Stand Alone Instruction Resourse for students grades 2 and higher. It has clear directions and is easy to navigate. It also provides audio for each slide as well as appropriate images. This StAIR has great direction and encouragement if a user chooses a wrong answer. Students must deduce answers from rules as well as apply rules to examples. Overall it teaches students about technology, computers, and online safety in a fun and simple way. 

Technical Remarks:

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Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes