Welcome to Ozark Middle School Keyboarding Class
Hello and Welcome to Mrs. Wimberly's Room
Phone # 479-468-6111
This is an introduction to keyboarding class that is required for all students in the 6th grade. The students will demonstrate mastery of touch keyboarding using correct keying techniques including correct posture and finger placement. The student will improve speed and accuracy in keyboarding by using appropriate drills and timed writings. Emphasis of the class is placed on letters, numbers, symbols, numeric keypad, and basic word processing applications.
Sixth grade will be learning the Alphabetic Keyboard using Microtype program throughout the first 9-week. Second 9-week we will learn some of the Google applications.
Seventh grade will be reviewing alphabetic/numeric keyboarding. Students will also be using Microsoft Word to type reports, letters, email with attachments, memos, and create tables and outlines. Students will learn how to manage files by creating, saving, and retrieving documents from various sources.
Students will use Google Classroom to access assignments and post and turn in complete work.
The goal of keyboarding is students type well enough that it doesn't disrupt their thinking
Textbook: Century 21 by Hoggat and Shank 9th ed.
Other Required Materials: Positive Attitude, Password, Folder, Paper, and Pencil.