NEW! TechnoStart – Computer Activities for Beginners

TechnoKids Inc. has just released TechnoStart, a technology project with computer activities for beginners. In this project, primary students have fun learning computer fundamentals. This introduction provides beginners with basic knowledge such as the function of computer hardware, mouse or touch terminology, and computer rules.

Activities encourage students to discover how to create with technology. By making simple paintings they develop essential skills including how to open and close a program, select tools to perform a task, save and print, open a saved file, and type using the keyboard. Upon completion, students receive a Computer Operator License that states they can use the computer competently and safely. Extension activities introduce sign in and out procedures, file organization, and painting techniques.


PROJECT INCLUDES HELPFUL RESOURCES

TechnoStart includes teacher guide, workbook, resources, digital worksheets, extension activities, reviews, assessment tools, parent letter, certificate, bulletin board materials, and more! Discover how easy it can be to introduce rules and routines, computer basics, and terminology to primary students. The project includes helpful resources, such as:

  • Computer Detective Activity
  • Computer Parts Bulletin Board Materials
  • Do’s and Don’ts Slide Show
  • Computer Operator License Checklist
  • Computer Operator License
  • Mouse and Touch Actions Cards
  • Sign In Cards
computer activities for beginners

TechnoStart includes helpful resources.

COMPUTER ACTIVITIES FOR BEGINNERS

Activities teach essential knowledge and skills to beginners. Your students will:

  • describe computer use in daily life
  • explain the function of hardware
  • comprehend computer terminology
  • use mouse and touch actions
  • demonstrate appropriate behavior
  • open and close a program
  • select a tool to complete a task
  • operate a computer competently and safely
  • create using digital tools
  • type using the keyboard
  • print and save a file
  • open a saved file
  • sign in or sign out
  • classify hardware as input or output
  • customize print settings
  • create a copy using Save As
  • organize files using folders

LESSONS FOR PRIMARY STUDENTS

TechnoStart engages young learners. Worksheets and fun painting activities provide a foundation for future learning. Lessons are for Google Apps and Windows users.

primary students and computers

Activities are designed specifically for beginners.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TECHNOSTART

Want to know more? Discover how TechnoStart can be used with your students.

Christa Love

About Christa Love

Christa Love, Vice President - Christa Love has a passion for education and technology. A graduate from Brock University she has an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Child Development, Bachelor of Education in Primary and Junior divisions, and Masters of Education in the area of Curriculum Studies. Her work at TechnoKids Inc. began more than ten years ago as an instructor at a local learning center. Since that time she has operated the summer camp program, taught at the research and development center at John Knox Christian School, trained educators throughout the province on issues related to technology integration, and overseen the curriculum development of hundreds of technology projects. In recent years, Christa has become the vice president of TechnoKids Inc.