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3rd Grade Technology Lesson Plans and Activities


3rd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 3rd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

In the tech lab, my 3rd grade students learn perseverance and a LOT of tech skills. In this year, I have them learn word processing, presentation software, spreadsheet basics, we do a keyboarding bootcamp, and of course internet safety. They actually don't spend as much time online as the other grade levels because of all of the time we put in learning software programs. The benefit is that they will be totally ready to create things by the end of 3rd grade and going into 4th. 

So, I created these 3rd Grade Technology Lessons and Activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. They are ideal for a technology teacher or a second grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Would you like to try my K-5 Technology Curriculum for 30 days to see if it is a good fit for your students? Click here and use the code TRYK5TECH1 at checkout to get the first 30 days for just $1!


3rd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 3rd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!
What you need in order to use these lesson plans:
Laptops are ideal (PC or Chromebooks) because a lot of the lessons require a flash browser. I suppose that Macs are also totally fine if you can download a flash browser. 
- Access to either MS Office or Google Apps products.
Each lesson or project includes:
-a rationale page
3rd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 3rd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!


-an editable lesson planning page
3rd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 3rd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!
-a web page with linked prompts, directions, and activities
3rd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 3rd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!


-a video for the teacher for how to use all of these resources together titled "start here" in your download folder

-Unit cover pages for a binder if you want to print out these plans
3rd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 3rd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

3rd Grade Technology Lessons Scope and Sequence

These are the lesson titles you will find in this resource:
Rules and Procedures
1.First Day in Technology
Word Processing
1.Word Processing 1-5
2.Word Processing Test
3.Word Processing Typing
Internet Safety
1.Internet Safety 1-6
Typing
1.Typing Olympics (4 Weeks)
Presentation Software
1.PowerPoint 1 and 2
2.Google Slides 1 and 2
Spreadsheet Software
1.Excel Lessons 1-3
2.Google Sheets Lessons 1-3
Online Search
1.Learn about Search Engines
2.Internet Search 1 and 2
Coding
Code an Avatar

Check out these video clips below to see some of the activities included.



Ready to add this to your cart on TpT? Click Here. If you would like your school to purchase this and wish for an administrator to look over the resource preview, I created a page just for him/her. Find it on my Example Technology Curriculum Site.

This 3rd Grade set of lessons is also part of a larger bundle of K-5 technology lessons. I made a Frequently Asked Questions blog post about it, which you might find very informative.

I also offer a free technology teacher email course. It is 5 parts and walks you though how I do my planning and collect data.

3rd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 3rd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!


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2nd Grade Technology Lessons and Activities


2nd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 2nd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!
I am completely biased, but 2nd grade is my favorite group in the computer lab. They are starting to become independent on the computer, but are still totally sweet. They are so excited to try new activities, and that makes me excited to teach them. I am really proud of the activities I use with them and I think you will love them too.


So, I created these 2nd Grade Technology Lessons and Activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. They are ideal for a technology teacher or a second grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Would you like to try my K-5 Technology Curriculum for 30 days to see if it is a good fit for your students? Click here and use the code TRYK5TECH1 at checkout to get the first 30 days for just $1!


2nd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 2nd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

What you need in order to use these lesson plans:

– Students will need to log in with the class account username and password every time. You can make the credentials very easy.
– Laptops are ideal (PC or Chromebooks) because not all of the activities will load correctly from a tablet. I do not recommend buying this if you only have tablets.
– The file for the editable lesson plans and rationale pages is in PowerPoint. You can upload it into your Google Drive to open it in Slides if needed. Everything will transfer.
– There are a handful of YouTube videos to supplement the lessons. If you don’t have access to YouTube you can accomplish the same objective by doing a demonstration yourself.

Each lesson or project includes:

-a rationale page
2nd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 2nd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

-an editable lesson planning page
2nd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 2nd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!
-a web page with linked prompts, directions, and activities
2nd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 2nd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

-a video for the teacher for how to use all of these resources together titled "start here" in your download folder
-Unit cover pages for a binder if you want to print out these plans
2nd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 2nd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Enough to last you the entire school year! 

2nd Grade Technology Lessons Scope and Sequence

These are the lesson titles you will find in this resource:
Rules and Procedures
1.How to’s
2.Windows
3.Computer Skills
4.Technology Vocabulary 1-3
Typing
1.Typing Practice 1
2.Typing Stamina Building 2-6
3.Typing Lesson 7
Word Processing
1.Microsoft Word 1-3
2.Google Docs 1-3
Presentation Software
1.PowerPoint 1-3
2.Google Slides 1-3
Hour of Code
Hour of Code
Internet Safety
1.Internet safety 1-3
2.The Internet
Make A… Projects
1.Pixel Art
2.Make a Leaf Creature
3.Build a City
4.Friendly Letter
5.The Internet
6.Copy and Paste Practice
7.Make a Book Cover
Check out these video clips below to see some of the activities included.






This 2nd Grade set of lessons is also part of a larger bundle of K-5 technology lessons. I made a Frequently Asked Questions blog post about it, which you might find very informative.

I also offer a free technology teacher email course. It is 5 parts and walks you though how I do my planning and collect data.

2nd grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 2nd grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!


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1st Grade Technology Lessons and Activities


1st grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 1st grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Did you know that Kindergarten isn't required in every state? I found this out the hard way my first year of teaching in North Carolina when 1st graders came into the tech lab with no school or desktop computer experience. I had planned to do a quick review of the Kindergarten stuff and then jump into more challenging projects, but my students slowed me way down.

Instead, we had to spend time building skills (even the kindergarten students still needed practice) and learning all about the computer. You'll see in the scope and sequence below that the first unit teaches students about the parts of the computer, the internet, and how to save websites to favorites. By mid-year my first graders are always ready for more!
So, I created these 1st Grade Technology Lessons and Activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. They are ideal for a technology teacher or a first grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Would you like to try my K-5 Technology Curriculum for 30 days to see if it is a good fit for your students? Click here and use the code TRYK5TECH1 at checkout to get the first 30 days for just $1!


1st grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 1st grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!
What you need in order to use these lesson plans:
– Students will need to log in with the class account username and password every time. You can make the credentials very easy.
– Laptops are ideal (PC or Chromebooks) because not all of the activities will load correctly from a tablet. I do not recommend buying this if you only have tablets.
– The file for the editable lesson plans and rationale pages is in PowerPoint. You can upload it into your Google Drive to open it in Slides if needed. Everything will transfer.
– There are a handful of YouTube videos to supplement the lessons. If you don’t have access to YouTube you can accomplish the same objective by doing a demonstration yourself.
Each lesson or project includes:
-a rationale page
1st grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 1st grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

-an editable lesson planning page
1st grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 1st grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

-a web page with linked prompts, directions, and activities
1st grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 1st grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

-a video for the teacher for how to use all of these resources together titled "start here" in your download folder
-Unit cover pages for a binder if you want to print out these plans
1st grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 1st grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Enough to last you the entire school year! 

1st Grade Technology Lessons Scope and Sequence

These are the lesson titles you will find in this resource:
Rules and Procedures
1.How to’s
2.Computer Parts
3.How to use the Internet
4.Save to Favorites
Mouse and Keyboard Practice
1.Mouse Practice
2.Keyboard Arrows
3.Memory Match
4.Paint and Make
5.Alphabet Order
Internet Safety
1. Internet Safety 1-4
Computers and Academics
1.Math with Computers 1 and 2
2.Addition Game
3.Reading with Computers 1 and 2
Word Processing
1.MS Word 1-4
2.Typing Practice
3.Writing with Computers
Presentation Software
1.PowerPoint 1-3
2.Make a Secret Message
3.Make a Story




This 1st grade set of lessons is also part of a larger bundle of K-5 technology lessons. I made a Frequently Asked Questions blog post about it, which you might find very informative.

I also offer a free technology teacher email course. It is 5 parts and walks you though how I do my planning and collect data.

1st grade technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a 1st grade teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!


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Kindergarten Technology Lessons and Activities


Kindergarten technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a kindergarten teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

After years teaching in the computer lab, I learned to not be terrified of my kindergarten classes anymore. You probably think that is silly, but 25ish students all using a desktop computer and mouse with only me as the adult in the room had me sweating every time. 

I really struggled with coming up with lesson ideas, until I had a lightbulb moment about 5 and 6 year olds using computers. The conclusion I came to is that Kindergarten students need to become familiar with the computer while learning what they are working on in class. This means lots of mouse practice that incorporates learning letters and number sense. Problem solved!
So, I created these Kindergarten technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. They are ideal for a technology teacher or a kindergarten teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Would you like to try my K-5 Technology Curriculum for 30 days to see if it is a good fit for your students? Click here and use the code TRYK5TECH1 at checkout to get the first 30 days for just $1!

What you need in order to use these lesson plans:

  • – Students will need to log in with the class account username and password every time. You can make the credentials very easy.
  • – Laptops are ideal (PC or Chromebooks) because not all of the activities will load correctly from a tablet. I do not recommend buying this if you only have tablets.
  • – The file for the editable lesson plans and rationale pages is in PowerPoint. You can upload it into your Google Drive to open it in Slides if needed. Everything will transfer.
  • – There are a handful of YouTube videos to supplement the lessons. If you don’t have access to YouTube you can accomplish the same objective by doing a demonstration yourself.


Each lesson or project includes:
-a rationale page
Kindergarten technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a kindergarten teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

-an editable lesson planning page
Kindergarten technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a kindergarten teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

-a web page with linked prompts, directions, and activities
Kindergarten technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a kindergarten teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Kindergarten technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time. Ideal for a technology teacher or a kindergarten teacher with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you!

Enough to last you the entire school year! 

Kindergarten Technology Lessons Scope and Sequence

These are the lesson titles you will find in this resource:
Rules and Procedures
1.How to’s
2.Parts of the Computer
3.How to use the Internet
Mouse Practice
1.Mouse Practice 1-11 (repeat to mastery. Includes academic content with custom built learning games)
2.Mouse and Spacebar 1-2
Keyboard Practice
1.Keyboard Introduction
2.Keyboard Arrows 1-4
3.Keyboarding 1-2
4.Sequencing, 2 lessons
ELA Practice
1.Spelling Words
2.Sight Words
3.Typing Sight Words
Math Practice
1.Math Practice 1-6
Internet Safety
1.Internet Safety 1-5
You can certainly go in any order you choose. The numbered lessons on the front page of the site make it easy to navigate to any lesson at any time.
There are 2 sample pages you can check out to see how it all works. 
1. Keyboard Arrows 2
2. Counting and Cardinality

This Kindergarten set of lessons is also part of a larger bundle of K-5 technology lessons. I made a Frequently Asked Questions blog post about it, which you might find very informative.

I also offer a free technology teacher email course. It is 5 parts and walks you though how I do my planning and collect data.



40+ Kindergarten technology lesson plans and activities for the entire school year that will make a great supplement to your technology curriculum. These lesson plans and activities will save you so much time coming up with what to do during your computer lab time.


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Discover New Ways to Create with Technology


When I asked my technology teacher friends to name their favorite creation tools, they had the best ideas! I've complied them into a list with hyperlinks to the tools so that you can give them a try with your classes.

Discover New Ways to Create with Technology

When I asked my technology teacher friends to name their favorite creation tools, they had the best ideas! I've complied them into a list with hyperlinks to the tools so that you can give them a try with your classes. *If you see a picture below one of the resources, it links to a blog post about how to use that tool.

1. Google Drawing - choose from a wide variety of shapes to create diagrams and charts
2. Google Sheets - create a new spreadsheet and edit with others at the same time
3. PicCollage - everything you need to create amazing collages with your photos
4. Scratch & Scratch Jr - children as young as 5 can program their own interactive stories and games

5. Google Sites - the free and easy way to create and share webpages
6. Animoto - turns your photos and video clips into professional video slideshows in minutes
7. Gamestar Mechanic - game based quests and courses to help you learn game design
8. Storybird - an endless library of free books plus the ability to create books in just minutes
9. Kodu Game Lab - create games using a simple visual programming language
10. Postermywall - create custom posters, flyers, and social media graphics with a huge selection of templates
11. Tinkercad - easy to use 3D CAD design tool that allows you to quickly turn your idea into a model for a 3D printer

12. MIT App Inventor - design and program your own apps with step by step guides
13. Kodable - programming for kids with easy to follow lessons
14, The Foos - kids ages 4 and up can learn computer science through fun puzzles
15. Avatar Maker - create your own avatar online and share it with your friends
16. Bloxel Game Design - a hands-on platform for kids to build, collaborate, and tell stories through video game creation
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17. Paint - a simple computer graphics app

Would you add anything else to the list? I learn so much every day from the technology teachers, media specialists, tech facilitators, and classroom teachers in my Facebook Group. You should consider joining us!


When I asked my technology teacher friends to name their favorite creation tools, they had the best ideas! I've complied them into a list with hyperlinks to the tools so that you can give them a try with your classes.

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