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Office Application Courses

Microsoft Office for Kids
Suggested Age

8-14

 

Prerequisite

none

 

Process/Purpose

Kids will learn Microsoft Office & Windows Applications:

  • Word (word processing)

  • Excel (spreadsheets)

  • PowerPoint (slide show presentations)

  • Publisher (newsletters, letterhead, greeting cards, etc.)

  • Paint

  • Microsoft Photos

 

In a fun and creative workshop-style class, each week we will study a new topic and create a take-home project for their computer notebook. By the end of the year, your child will have completed 34 projects of which to be proud: letter, envelope, address label, book report, greeting card, PowerPoint presentation, a reading log and more! They will also learn how a computer is made. This is a great class to introduce kids to the usefulness of computers beyond games and email, and prepare them for a high school level Computer Applications course.

 

Homework: 1 hour per week

 

Curriculum/Materials

 

Keyboarding
Suggested Age

7-19

Prerequisite

none

 

Process/Purpose

Learning how to type on a computer keyboard made fun with games,  contests and prizes!

 

Average speed increase of 20 wpm!

 

When should a child begin to learn keyboarding? Research states that 8 years old is a good age because students have developed the coordination and manual dexterity to keyboard efficiently. (www.keyboardingresearch.org)

 

Homework: 10-20 minutes of typing 4 days a week

 

Certificate of Completion awarded for keyboarding course

 

Curriculum/Materials
  • Laptop computers or tablet with a keyboard (some teachers can provide one if needed)

  • Computer required for daily practice at home or local library

  • Textbook: Keyboarding for Homeschoolers, 2nd Edition, by Sandra Gaiser

  • A dish towel or bandanna to cover hands while typing in class and at home

Microsoft Office for Teens
Suggested Age

14-19

 

Prerequisite

Microsoft Office for Kids or equivalent experience

 

Purpose
  • Learn the basics of Microsoft Office Suite using Microsoft certification track manuals

  • Covers Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote & Access database design

  • Fulfills 1 credit state requirement for Technology applications

 

Curriculum/Materials
  • Laptop computers with Microsoft Office installed (some teachers can provide one if needed)

  • MUST have Microsoft Office (version 2010 or later) Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & Access programs on it

    • Note: OneNote is built into Windows 10 now (Free)​

    • Note: Access is available in the annual subscription to Office 365. If you don't have it, let the instructor know.

  • 5 Microsoft Office training manuals (order online here) – By Aug 1

  • A USB flash drive for student files

 

Adv. Microsoft Office for Teens
Suggested Age

15-19

 

Prerequisite

Microsoft Office for Teens or equivalent experience

Purpose
  • Learn ADVANCED Microsoft Office Suite using Microsoft certification track manuals

  • Covers advanced techniques in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Publisher

  • Great for students who need Technology Applications credit and already have some experience with Microsoft Office programs!

  • Fulfills 1 credit state requirement for Technology Applications

  • Certificate of Completion awarded upon completion

 

Curriculum/Materials
    • Laptop computers with Microsoft Office installed (some teachers can provide one if needed)

    • MUST have Microsoft Office (version 2010 or later) Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & Access programs on it

    • Note: OneNote is built into Windows 10 now (Free)​

    • Note: Access is available in the annual subscription to Office 365. If you don't have it, let the instructor know.

  • 5 Microsoft Office training manuals (order online here) – By Aug 1

  • A USB flash drive for student files

 

 
 
 
 

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