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Computer Education

 
 
Grade K-6 students have computer class once each week in the computer lab equipped with 27 workstations with internet access. The curriculum is designed to develop keyboarding, writing, data handling, drawing, and researching skills and to support and enhance grade level classroom topics. Students will develop basic computer coding concepts and be trained to be responsible digital citizens. By graduation, students will have gained proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software, and will be able to utilize the internet for academic projects effectively and ethically.
 
Philosophy
Computer education is an integral part of the total learning process of every student. One of the goals of St. Louise Parish School is to empower students to become life-long learners and to provide opportunities for students to become technologically competent. Through a comprehensive computer curriculum and frequent integration of academics and technology, students will be given the power to bring the world of knowledge within a few keystrokes.
 
Essential Learnings
  1. Students will develop keyboarding and technical skills that enable the efficient use of technology in their education and daily lives.
  2. Students will be able to create, produce, and present ideas, documents, and stories through a variety of media and tools.
  3. Students will be able to locate information sources, retrieve appropriate information, and communicate electronically.
  4. Students will understand the ethical and societal implications of technology and will develop a sense of responsibility towards its use.
 
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