COMPUTING: ICT STARTERS
Grade R to Grade 3
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is part of the educational experience of children at MCS. ICT is regarded as a new ‘literacy’, alongside reading, writing and numeracy. ICT is taught as a Cambridge subject. All children have 2 lessons per week with a specialist teacher. Cambridge ICT Starters is designed to introduce students, within Primary and Lower Secondary Education, to the key ICT applications they need to acquire to become literate and to understand the impact of technology in our daily lives.
Students start with Initial Steps moving on to Next Steps. Initial Steps includes starting with text, images, graphs, control, searches and even e-mail. Next Steps continues exploring documents, images, spread sheets and multimedia.