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Comp Tech - History of Computers

Time Frame:
6 class periods that run 15 minutes each.


Review the history of computer technology, progression to systems of today, types of computers used in a variety of settings, and trends for the future.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Computer Technology IStandard 2
(Productivity Applications) Students will understand and effectively use the common application functions with word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software and routinely interact, collaborate, and publish with peers/online communities using these tools and functions (NETS-S 6: a, b, c, d).



Instructional Procedures:
I present this "lecture" in sections over the course of five or six days. Students should retain the handout and add to it each time the lecture continues. 1) I discuss the terms. 2) I ask students to write their own explanation for some of the terms for that section in the appropriate space on the back side of the handout 3) I draw a student's name. If that student can successfully re-explain one of the terms from that section, a candy bar awaits!

Business Ed Lesson Plan Team

Created Date :
Jan 17 2011 11:21 AM

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