A Young Person's Guide To Information Technology Book Four Organizing Information

A Young Person's Guide To Information Technology Book Four Organizing Information

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This is the fourth book in a series of ten electronic books designed to educate young children and school-age students about information technologies and the digital world they live in.Who will benefit from this book?This book is most suitable for young people in their fourth, fifth or sixth grade level.For students with little or no prior knowledge of ICT and computing, it may be effective when used in conjunction with Books Two and Three.It may also be helpful for teachers introducing ICT or integrating it into the curriculum.Contents:Book Four comprises five modules:Module One: Understanding My Computer The theme of this module is learning how to use a computer efficiently. This includes understanding how a computer is designed, how hardware and software interact, and the role of an operating system. Students can also learn how to make constructive use of a computer in creating personal projects.Unit One: How Does My Computer Work? Unit Two: What is an Operating System? Unit Three: Working with Vista Unit Four: Working with Documents Unit Five: Working with Graphics Unit Six: Annoying Things About My ComputerModule Two: Organizing And Presenting IdeasThe theme of this module is the manipulation of information: searching, working with databases and spreadsheets, and using LOGO to communicate.Unit One: How Do We Search For Information? Unit Two: How Do We Change Information? Unit Three: Let's Present IdeasModule Three: Sorting And Classifying Information This module will help students to classify information, understanding that effective communication is based upon accurate organization of information, and that this requires knowledge of how to create classifications and categories.Unit One: Let's Discover How To Sort Information Unit Two: Let's Discover How To Classify Information Unit Three: Let's Discover How To Group Information Unit Four: Let's Discover How To Search, Group and ClassifyModule Four: Organizing DataThis module guides students through the processes involved in storing and retrieving data and developing thinking skills related to the creation of information sets and patterns.Unit One: Storing and Sharing Text and Pictures on a Cell Phone or a TabletUnit Two: Storing and Retrieving Information Unit Three: Developing Our Thinking Skills Unit Three: Let's Explore Ways To Recognize and Create PatternsWeb Quest: Escape From The ZooModule Five: Finding Objects That Respond To Signals This module introduces students to signs, signals and programs, moving towards learning about basic programming processes.Unit One: Let's Find Signs And Signals Unit Two: Let's Find Sequences Unit Three: Let's Design The Right Choices Unit Four: Let's Design And Send Signals The book is colorful, creative and contains many challenges and activities designed to help young students understand how digital technologies work and how they may efficiently use them to learn and communicate.The book also contains an integrated Continuous Assessment process which may be of value in some educational environments. Modules at each level are divided into skills and knowledge-focused units. At the end of each unit students may describe what they have learned and their parent or teacher may award points for each item covered. Marks may be accumulated throughout the school year. A grade based upon the total points accumulated may be awarded at any time during the year.There are no tests or examinations in this program.What are the intended uses of this book?1.This book is designed to support both teachers and students in existing ICT curricula and may be useful in areas such as Science, Language Arts, Mathematics and the Arts.2.The book supports public and private education systems’ instruction and skills training programs to ensure that young people possess the knowledge and skills to function in a digital society, and ultimately to prepare them for entry into higher education and an increasingly digital and computer-based workforce.3. Students and p
Title:A Young Person's Guide To Information Technology Book Four Organizing InformationFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 25, 2014Publisher:ITCA Digital Education Systems CorporationLanguage:English

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