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Call for Help
In my computer classes I have two plastic cups on each computer -- one red and the other blue. The two cups sit upside down, one inside the other. When the blue cup is on top it means 'Everything is C...
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Computer Class Organization
A computer lab can get cluttered in a hurry so I assign a Row Manager each day for each row of computers in the room. At the end of the period, this student is responsible for reminding other students...
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Computer Lab Questions
In my computer lab I have a stack of plastic disposable cups numbered 1-26. When students needs help, they know to get a cup, put it on top of their monitor, and wait quietly. Students of all ages qui...
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Computer Lab Scheduling
Our school has one main lab of 25 computers and four mini labs of 10-12 computers in our building. For over 4 years now, we have just used a blank calendar printed out and labeled. All sign-up calenda...
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Computer Monitoring
I found the screen saver feature is a great way to monitor students working on the computer. I added a picture of myself with a word balloon to the screen saver (Virtual Mr. Edwards, version 1.0). The...
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Computer Stoplights
To end computer lab chaos, purchase a set of red, green, and yellow paper cups. Put together a stoplight for each computer station. If the students are doing well, they keep the green cup on the top o...
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Computer Timelines
Part of our curriculum in the fourth grade is to learn to read and to interpret timelines. At the beginning of the school year, students make their own timeline in the computer lab that will be used t...
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Daily Computer Tasks
It has been my practice to select a few technical activities that last throughout the school year. I train the students at the beginning of the year and that training pays off because the students hav...
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Dear Abby
Once my keyboarding students begin composing, there is no stopping them! An activity which takes them out of the textbook involves writing a letter to Dear Abby regarding a question or problem they ha...
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Disk Cases for Students
I provide a two-disk case for each student to store their disks in for the year. This prevents some of those dirty fingers getting all over the disk and causing problems. One disk is kept for word pro...
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