Technology in After School Programs Not Just Surfing… REALLY Using Computers. Andrew Sears Executive Director TechMission. www.techmission.org 617.282.9798. Outline. About TechMission and AC4 Technology Training Activities Computers Supporting Academics Additional Resources.
From psychologist William Glasser
Step 2: Students use Microsoft Word to make posters of their heroes. Posters include details from worksheet and pictures of heroes (copy & paste is learned!).
Step 1: Students find a poet in Encarta Africana or Internet
Step 2: Students search for their poets on the Internet. They print out poems written by their poets.
Step 3: Students take one line of their poem. They write their own poems using that line.
Self-Portraits using Photoshop
List provided by AC4 Member, Guy Yasika
Computer Industry Standards***
Jobs Down 55-65%*
Jobs Grown to 7.4 million &
Increasing 6.5% per year
Once provided 52%
of jobs to some groups,
but now only 28%**
65% of all jobs use computers
90% of all jobs use computer-
* In a range of Northern cities between 1967-1987, When Work Disappears
** Statistics are for inner-city black men in Chicago
*** Other sources include Bureau of Labor Statistics and Department of CommerceComputer Literacy and Jobs