Our Digital Literacy modules develop a range of technical skills - which children will benefit from as they progress through school (and beyond!)

Beginner
  • Mastering Mouse skills, using a tracker pad & touchscreen

  • Using the keyboard

  • Creating pictures/Modeling

  • Exploring educational Apps

  • Opening & closing Apps

  • Simple saving & retrieval

Learner
  • Learning about the keyboard, shift/backspace

  • Combining text, graphics & sounds, using Undo

  • Sequencing & Pattern recognition

  • An Introduction to Word – File, Save, Font, size & colour, Bold

Surfer
  • An Introduction to the Internet & E-mail (offline)

  • Using a browser

  • Effective searching

  • Sending & receiving e-mail

  • Staying SMART on the internet - E-Safety

Windows
Explorer
  • Working with Windows

  • Backgrounds, screensavers

  • Files and Folders

  • Delete and Restore

  • Copy and Paste files

  • Keyboard shortcuts

  • Using Search

Image
Maker
  • Editing & manipulating
    digital images

  • Applying basic & special FX

  • Fixing flaws

  • Importing/exporting pics

  • Using props and clip art

  • Creating Logos / Morphing

DJ
  • Using computers to create
    & share digital music

  • Sequencing a Latin, Rock or Hip-Hop track

  • Creating loops & samples

  • Using a virtual mixer, drum matrix & FX studio

Presenter
  • Further skills in PowerPoint and Keynote

  • Creating Slideshows and
    Presentations

  • Experimenting with text,
    graphics, custom animations, sound settings

Professional
  • Further skills in Word & Pages

  • Highlighting options

  • Alt & Ctrl shortcuts

  • Inserting/formatting pics

  • Text Wrapping

  • Creating a SMART poster

Engineer
  • Design & build virtual machines

  • Apply logical reasoning to invent, test & refine ideas

  • Look at modern machines and how they work

  • Make virtual apps, devices and networks