## Introduction to Information Technology

### August 17 - 26

1. What is a Computer Quiz?
2. Storage Devices
3. Intro to Word (Gmetrix) Training 1(100% required)
4. Edutyping (Lessons 1- 5)

### August 10-16

Welcome students and discuss Classroom Policy and Procedures. Distribute paper contact info and complete IT Class Information; If time permits discuss due dates and calendar

** Icebreaker Games**

1. Distribute Contracts and user names
2. Set up desktop shortcuts- \\bruner-srv2\Examples and Resources\intro_to_it\Examples
3. Complete IT Class Information and Edmodo
4. Set up Individaul student folders, Keyboarding & Word of the Day or Journal Entry(Bellwork)
5. Complete the basic keyboarding technique tutorial (Posture/Ergonomics and QWERTY Tutorials)
6. Make folders your U:\\ Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Projects, Keyboarding, Tech_concept.
7. Work on EduTyping and then Beginner Keyboarding Course "Do Not Take the Quiz" we will take it as a whole class.
8.How would you define a Computer? What are peripheral devices?

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## Calendar

August 10, 2016. . . . . . . . . . . First Day of School

Sept 5, 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Labor Day Holiday

Oct 6, 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End of 1st nine weeks

Oct 7, 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Studednt Holiday

Nov 11, 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Veterans Holiday

Nov 21 -25 , 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fall Break

Dec 16, 2016. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End of 1st Semester

Dec 17, 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Winter Break

Jan 3, 2017 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Student Holiday

Jan 4, 2017 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st Day back students