Welcome to the Avon Community School Corporation's Elementary Learning Lab, where students may access resources focusing on ACSC's Technology Curriculum. These standards encompass 21st Century Learning Skills and the National Technology Education Technology Standards necessary to ready students for college and career readiness in the realm of technology. These standards do not stand alone but will be integrated with Common Core State Standards across content areas.
Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
Research and Information Fluency
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
Technology Operations and Concepts
Students use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions. Students employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real world.
Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, and Decision-Making
Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
Students will utilize TypingWeb, a free online typing tutor and keyboarding tutorial, to acquire keyboarding skills which will prepare them for college and careers. TypingWeb includes entertaining typing games, typing tests, and free tracking of student progress for our teachers.
A typical session will include:
- A daily lesson meant to focus on speed, accuracy and key-rows
- A typing test to gauge speed and accuracy progress
- An entertaining typing game to practice skills
- An opportunity to chart individual progress so students see results
Click 'student login' to enter your username and password.
Use this sheet to monitor your keyboarding progress.