Technology Skills

Teaching ideas that target specific technology skills such as programming, graphic design, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, animation, or digital citizenship.

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Bake Sale Fun – Real-World Spreadsheet Lessons for Kids

Engage learners with fun spreadsheet lessons for Google Sheets or Excel. In TechnoSales, elementary students plan a bake sale fundraiser. This real-world scenario allows children ages 8-12 to investigate practical solutions to a realistic problem. Throughout the activities, they become actively involved in developing a viable plan to raise funds. It might be for a …

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Celebrate Learning with a Coding Presentation

A great way to end a programming unit or coding workshop is to have students give a coding presentation. This provides a valuable opportunity for students to reflect upon the learning experience. Moreover, it develops strong communication skills, which are highly valued in the workplace. What is a Coding Presentation? Programmers often need to give …

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Boost Online Search Strategies: A Fun Activity

In the previous post, we listed a set of tips to develop online search strategies. Try this skill building activity with middle school students to apply those tips and raise awareness of ways to find trustworthy information fast. This activity is from TechnoKids technology project TechnoEarth. In this project, students learn how to use Google …

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