Seventh Grade Computer Applications
In Computers 1 at Computech we will study and learn about computer use. This will include software, internet, and hardware. Topics to be covered include:
Copyright laws, CyberBullying, CyberSafety, Keyboarding, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Multimedia, Internet Use, Research and Search Skills, Blogging, and Web Site Development.
I am Mr. Armstrong. I enjoy teaching and learning at the best middle school in Central California. I look forward to working with you as we explore using technology to improve our understanding of the world.
Please contact me at Larry.Armstrong@fresnounified.org if you have any questions.
Open Lab Time
Do you need or want more time on the school computer? Could you use a little help? Room 76 will be open for students to drop in after school. Normally, Room 76 can be open after school on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until 3:40. Check with Mr. Armstrong if you want or need to stay.
Cyber-bullying Tip Sheet for parents & students
Grading & Assignments
7th Grade Computer Applications consists is a series of lessons and projects. Students are expected to complete projects in a timely manner and turn them in on time following established classroom guidelines.
Students should check the Lessons for the day's assignments, even on days you are absent. While there is general no homework assigned, students may need to spend time outside of class to complete an assignment or project. If internet access is not available at home, students may complete the work in one of the computer labs before or after school.
Missing work or assignments with low grades (below C) can be completed or corrected and turned in for regrading by placing them in the Redo folder in my drop box or sending the link using Regrade Please in the How Do I drop down above.
Work over one week late will be graded, but reduced by ten percentage points.
Quizzes with available practice tests, such as BrainPOP and Microsoft Office tutorials, are not available for retakes since students are given the opportunity to study and practice for these quizzes at their own pace before taking them.
I am available in Room 76 before school, during one lunch period per week, and after school for students who wish to come in and work on assignments. The library computer lab is also open from 7:30-3:45 daily. Most assignments can be completed on any computer with an internet connection.
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