Monday, October 6, 2014

Welcome to a NEW 9 Weeks!

I am proud to serve as the Technology Concepts teacher at Metcalfe County Middle School! I am married to Michael Page and we have 4 wonderful boys, Kaman, Koslton, Kellen, and Kollier Page. I have a Bachelor and Master's Degree in Business and Marketing Education from WKU. I am currently finishing up my Rank I in Library Media at Murray State University. I have 8 years of experience teaching Computer and Business classes at the high, middle, and elementary school levels. There is no place I would rather be than Metcalfe County Middle School! We are going to have an AWESOME 9 Weeks!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Classroom Expectations

Please copy the classroom expectations below onto your handout.

We will be leaders.
We will be positive and work hard.
We will be engaged and stay focused.
We will be honest and trustworthy.
We will show kindness and respect.
We will help one another.
We will always try our BEST!
Together we are an AWESOME Team!

Proper Keyboarding Techniques

Learning Objective:
*I can type using proper keyboarding techniques, keeping my fingers curved over the home row keys and my eyes straight ahead on my monitor.  
*I can apply keyboarding concepts to the real world and evaluate ways they are making me college and career ready. 

Typing using correct keyboarding techniques will ensure you:
*Are able to type faster
*Are able to type without looking down at the keyboard
*Will make fewer mistakes
*Will get tired less often when typing long documents
*Will be able to complete required school work faster and easier
* Are less likely to strain your neck, shoulders, back, and wrists
*Are more prepared for college courses that require the use of computers
* Are more likely to obtain employment in a business or office setting

Typing Goals in WPM (words per minute):
6th Grade: 30 WPM
7th Grade: 35 WPM
8th Grade: 40 WPM
9th Grade: 45 WPM

Monday, September 1, 2014

Interactive Pumpkin Carving

Fall is here! Click on the link below to carve a pumpkin online. This is a great activity to practice mouse control and digital animation! 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Free Rice

Help feed the hungry children of the world while reviewing your Language Arts and Math concepts!