Technology School

K12Kidz offers EasyTech, a web-delivered K-8 technology literacy curriculum that helps to improved student learning in language arts, math, science and social studies. EasyTech is aligned to ISTE NETS-S and your state’s technology standards. Each curriculum unit includes lessons, activities, practices, discussions and quizzes that teach students to effectively apply technology skills to learn core curriculum objectives.  Your child will also have access to  Imagine Mars, Online Safety and Keyboarding & Word Processing.    
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Mouse Basics: K-2

The Mouse Basics unit teaches students how to use a mouse to select, drag, and double-click objects.
  • Mouse Basics - Select, Drag, and Double-clickMouse Basics - Select, Drag, and Double-clickMouse Basics - Select, Drag, and Double-clickMouse Basics - Select, Drag, and Double-click

Computer Basics: Grades K-5

The Computer Basics unit teaches students about basic computer components, fundamental computer skills, basic troubleshooting, cyber bully awareness and response, netiquette, safekeeping private information, safe texting, and more.
  • Computer Basics - Processor and I/O DevicesComputer Basics - Data StorageComputer Basics - PrintersComputer Basics - Symbolst

Introduction to Keyboards: Grades K-1

The Introduction to Keyboards unit helps students recognize letters and sounds as well as locate letters on a keyboard.
  • Introduction to Keyboards - Cursor, Arrows, and TabKLMNO - Introduction to KeyboardsIntroduction to Keyboards - Shift and SymbolsIntroduction to Keyboards - Words, Spaces, and Enter

Beginning Graphics : Grades K-2

The Beginning Graphics unit teaches students to use graphics software to draw shapes and pictures using a variety of colors and tools.
  • Beginning Graphics - Brushes and LinesBeginning Graphics - Brushes and LinesBeginning Graphics - Shapes and FillsBeginning Graphics - Shapes and Fills

Visual Mapping Basics : Grades K-2

The Visual Mapping Basics unit teaches students to organize ideas by using pictures and diagrams.
  • Visual Mapping Basics - Grouping and LabelingVisual Mapping Basics - Grouping and LabelingBeginning Graphics - Shapes and FillsBeginning Graphics - Shapes and Fills

Word Processing Basics : Grades 1-3

The Word Processing Basics unit teaches students the fundamental skills of word processing, such as entering, editing, and formatting text.
  • Word Processing Basics - Creating DocumentsWord Processing Basics - Creating DocumentsWord Processing Basics - Formatting TextWord Processing Basics - Formatting Text

Data and Database Basics : Grades K-4

The Data and Database Basics unit teaches students how to gather and classify data, use a database, search, filter, and sort.
  • Data and Database Basics -  Data ClassificationData and Database Basics -  Tables, Records, and FieldsData and Database Basics -  Search and FilterData and Database Basics -  Sort and Filter Activity

Keyboarding: Grades 2-5

The Keyboarding unit teaches students proper keyboarding techniques, including proper posture, hand placement, accuracy, and speed.
  • Keyboarding - Home RowKeyboarding - Upper RowKeyboarding - Lower RowKeyboarding - Number Row

Visual Mapping : Grades 2-4

The Visual Mapping unit teaches students to use more complex tools within visual mapping software to create idea webs and outlines.
  • Visual Mapping - Idea WebsVisual Mapping - Idea WebsVisual Mapping - Formats and OutliningVisual Mapping - Formats and Outlining

Computer Navigation : Grades 1-5

The Computer Navigation unit teaches students how to use computer tools and how to select appropriate software for specific purposes.
  • Computer Navigation - DesktopComputer Navigation - Windows and ControlsComputer Navigation - Toolbars and MenusComputer Navigation - Software

Spreadsheet Basics : Grades 2-5

The Spreadsheet Basics unit introduces students to spreadsheets and how they can be used to organize information and solve math problems.
  • Spreadsheet Basics - Parts of a SpreadsheetSpreadsheet Basics - Tables and DataSpreadsheet Basics - Cell FormattingSpreadsheet Basics -Columns and Rows

Word Processing : Grades 3-5

The Word Processing unit teaches students the tools and commands they need to create a variety of documents.
  • Word Processing - Creating and Organizing ContentWord Processing - Revising and FormattingWord Processing - Proofreading and EditingWord Processing - Page Layout

Graphing in Spreadsheets : Grades 2-5

The Graphing in Spreadsheets unit teaches students how to make and interpret pie charts, bar graphs, and line graphs.
  • Graphing in Spreadsheets - Pie ChartsGraphing in Spreadsheets - Bar GraphsGraphing in Spreadsheets - Line GraphsGraphing in Spreadsheets - Line Graphs

Email Basics : Grades 3-5

The Email Basics unit teaches students the fundamental skills of sending and receiving email and managing an email inbox.
  • Email Basics - Sending Email MessagesEmail Basics - Sending Email MessagesEmail Basics - Responding to Email MessagesEmail Basics - Responding to Email Messages

Presentation Basics : Grades 3-5

The Presentation Basics unit teaches students how to create slideshows that effectively communicate ideas and information.
  • Presentation Basics - Audience and OrganizationPresentation Basics - Composing SlidesPresentation Basics - Enhancing SlidesPresentation Basics - Evaluating and Presenting

Web Browsing Basics : Grades 2-5

The Web Browsing Basics unit teaches students how to find information on the Internet and identify ethical issues involved in using information.
  • Web Browsing Basics - Basic ComponentsWeb Browsing Basics - Browsing and URLsWeb Browsing Basics - Keyword SearchesWeb Browsing Basics - Sourcing and Ethics

Formulas in Spreadsheets : Grades 4-5

The Formulas in Spreadsheets unit teaches students how to enter and calculate formulas using spreadsheet software.
  • Formulas in Spreadsheets - Adding and SubtractingFormulas in Spreadsheets - Copying Formulas and FunctionsFormulas in Spreadsheets - Copying Formulas and FunctionsFormulas in Spreadsheets - Multiplying and Dividing

Database Creation, Queries, Reports : Grades 4-5

The Database Creation, Queries, and Reports unit teaches students how to plan and build a database, create a form, enter data, edit data, delete records and fields, design basic queries, and create reports.
  • Database Creation, Queries, and Reports - Databases: Database CreationDatabase Creation, Queries, and Reports - Databases: Database CreationDatabase Creation, Queries, and Reports - Databases: Queries and ReportsDatabase Creation, Queries, and Reports - Databases: Queries and Reports

Computer Fundamentals : Grades 6-8

The Computer Fundamentals unit teaches students about computer components and processes, including ethical issues, technology health issues, computer viruses, and more.
  • Computer Fundamentals - Basic ComponentsComputer Fundamentals - Program Menus and ToolbarsComputer Fundamentals -  - Software, Buttons, and Controls (Revised)Computer Fundamentals - Networking

Word Processing Software : Grades 6-8

The Word Processing Software unit teaches students how to use the tools and commands required to create a variety of documents, how to use word processor collaboration tools, as well as an understanding of copyright, fair use, and how and when to cite sources (in either APA and MLA styles).
  • Word Processing Software - Spelling and Grammar ToolsWord Processing Software - Tabs, Spacing, and AlignmentWord Processing Software - Margins and LayoutWord Processing Software - Formatting Reports

Spreadsheet Software : Grades 6-8

The Spreadsheet Software unit teaches students how to calculate formulas, create graphs, and format charts in spreadsheets. Students also learn how to use and display research data, and are introduced to financial literacy.
  • Spreadsheet Software - Charts and GraphsSpreadsheet Software - FormulasSpreadsheet Software - FunctionsSpreadsheet Software - Layout

Presentation Software : Grades 6-8

The Presentation Basics unit teaches students how to create slideshows that effectively communicate ideas and information.
  • Presentation Software - Elements and Basic DesignPresentation Software - Lines, Lists, and StructurePresentation Software - Effects and ViewsPresentation Software - Hyperlinks

Web Browsing : Grades 6-8

The Web Browsing unit teaches students how to find information on the Internet, identify ethical issues involved in using information, recognize and avoid online and email scams, and more.
  • Web Browsing - Browsing BasicsWeb Browsing - URLsWeb Browsing - Web SearchesWeb Browsing - Validity and Sourcing

Multimedia and Database : Grades 6-8

The Multimedia and Databases unit teaches students how to organize and present information using a variety of software.
  • Multimedia and Databases - GraphicsMultimedia and Databases - Desktop PublishingMultimedia and Databases - 	Audio/VideoMultimedia and Databases - Databases

Communicating Online : Grades 5-8

The Communicating Online unit teaches students the fundamentals of instant messaging, blogs, online mapping, podcasting and use of community sites. It also addresses Internet safety and ethical use of these technologies, including cyber bullying awareness and response, netiquette, safekeeping personal information, and safe texting.
  • Communicating Online - Instant MessagingCommunicating Online - BlogsCommunicating Online - MappingCommunicating Online - Community Sites

Basic HTML : Grades 5-8

The Basic HTML unit teaches students how to use basic HTML tags to effectively organize and communicate web pages. Basic HTML - HTML and Body TagsBasic HTML - Tag BasicsBasic HTML - Image TagsBasic HTML - Anchor Tags