Technology Skills Development

The district is encouraging primary students to practice keyboarding and skills that are useful for the efficient use of technology.  Many of the tests students will be required to take in the future may not have a pencil and paper option.  The links below will allow your child to practice skills that are crucial for their efficient use of computer equipment.

(This collection of lessons was found on the Middletown Public Schools Website 
and was copied from Mount Vernon Elementary Tech Lab Resources 

Mouse Practice

  Description CCSS      
  Magical Capitals allows students to practice their understanding of capitalization and mouse skills.  ELA
(RF.1.1) 
  Color, Draw & Paint gives students the opportunity drawing lines, circles and navigating buttons with their mouse.       FUN 
  Balloon Pop Subtraction allows students the opportunity to practice subtraction while they practice their mouse
skills.
ELA
(RF.K.3)      

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keyboarding

Source Description CCSS
     
Keyboarding Zoo Students will practice finding the keys on the keyboard.  ELA
(W.1.6)
(W.2.6) 
Keyboard Climber           Students will navigate the website to begin and type keys that appear.           ELA
(W.1.6)
(W.2.6) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Navigation

  Description CCSS
  In the Number Chart Game students will place numbers in the appropriate location on the number chart while 
choosing between levels and finding hot spots.  
Math
(1.NBT.A.1)  
(2.NBT.A1) 
  Dinosaurs Read Aloud is a read aloud that allows students to practice navigation, while listening to reading. Use      
hot spots (pause, arrow) and volume sliders.  
ELA
(SL1.4)
(SL2.2)
  In Study Jams, students can watch videos and play supplemental games on as variety of topics tied to 
CCSS Math standards. Play a video, use navigation tools, and learn! 
Math   
  In Math Word Problems, have students choose a grade level, and practice typing in a constructed response box. Math 
(1.OA.A.2)
(2.OA.A.1)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drag & Drop

  Description CCSS
  In Base Ten Fun students will practice their 'drag & drop' skills by constructing numbers using base ten blocks.      Math
(1.NBT.B2)
(2.NBT.A1)   
  Spelling Practice with Dolce Sight Words  Practice spelling site words by dragging and dropping letters to spell the word.   ELA 
(RF.K.2) 
  In Math Journey, students will practice their 'drag and drop' skills by choosing which numbers are greater or
less than by traveling through the journey.  
Math
(1NBT.B3)
(2.NBT.A4)