6th graders are off to a great start for the New Year. They begin the new semester with a Spreadsheet Assignment they left pending before Christmas Break. They completed an online lesson at Learning.com and took Quiz #1. With 90% of the quiz grades being 80 % or higher, working our way through Module 4 (Spreadsheets) will be a breeze.
It won't be long before our 6th graders learn the basics of creating spreadsheets on their own and well enough to create a spreadsheet of their own creation and design.
Principles of Information Technology
We closed out the semester with the very first group of 8th graders to ever complete "Self-Learning" modules. Each module began with a Pretest. After their Pretest, each student completed a series of learning activities, quizzes and projects. They then took a Post Test to determine the growth of their knowledge and skills.
I am including a link to a Spreadsheet with "Pretest" and "Post Test" scores. The scores have been charted for graphic representation. The charts can be found at the bottom of each spreadsheet. Student names ARE NOT revealed in any way and not all Learning Modules were completed by students. Four of the 18 modules were not taken by students and do not have any data in them. 3 new modules were added over Christmas Break. One module is not conducive to Pre or Post testing.
I am looking forward to working with a new group of 8th graders as they learn and master the skill of learning on their own.