Computer Mastery

Computer Mastery: How Tech Skills are Valuable Life Skills  This week on the podcast, I am joined by True North Homeschool Academy teacher,  Laura Nolette. Laura began working in the computer industry over 25 years ago and has used her professional skills as a wife, mom, teacher, and entrepreneur ever since.Computer Mastery: How Tech Skills are Valuable Life Skills

This week on the podcast, I am joined by True North Homeschool Academy teacher,  Laura Nolette. Laura began working in the computer industry over 25 years ago and has used her professional skills as a wife, mom, teacher, and entrepreneur ever since.

IT (information Technology) is here to stay! The more our kids get comfortable and confident with tech, the more skills and tools they have, regardless of what vocation or industry they end up in.

Tech Skills our Kids Need

  1. Our kids should learn Basic Computer Science- understanding tech basics of how computers and coding works
  2. Touch Typing.

Benefits of Understanding the basics of Computers

  1. Avenue of Self Expression
    1. Web-Design
    2. Computer Graphics
    3. Computer Illustration
  2. Life Long Learning
    1. Develops Organizational Skills
    2. Develops Critical Thinking Skills
    3. Develops Creativity
    4. Develops ability to think logically, sequentially and hierarchically
  3. Opportunities for those who have basic computer skills
    1. Administrator- Word Processing, Spread Sheets
    2. Power Point Creator
    3. Desktop Publishing
    4. Marketing- seo
    5. Programming/ Coding
    6. Game Design Developer
    7. Banks/ Big Businesses
    8. Music Industry
    9. Movie Industry

True North Homeschool Academy classes taught by Laura Nolette this year:

Spring Classes: Intro to Computer Science, Into to Computer Illustratration

Photoshop

Classical Memory IV

Science Exploration A

Find more of Laurie’s curriculum at Power Line Prod

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