This week the children visited the ICT suite for the first time. They were excited to explore a different area of the school and enjoyed having their own computer.
The children learnt how to hold and control a computer mouse to create a picture using 2Paint A Picture software.
They were challenged to use the keyboard to find the letters of their name.
Many misconceptions were addressed within the ICT session, from learning that the mouse needs to be on a flat surface and will not work if it is held in the air to understanding that not all screens are touch screens and you have to use a mouse to navigate around areas on a computer.
It was wonderful to see the children’s enthusiastic approach to learning and when they returned to the classroom the children asked “Can we go back there again?”
Next week the children will continue to develop their computer mouse skills when using 2Simple City software.