Technology Buddies

“Technology Buddies” is a peer based teaching group using a cooperative learning setting with the intention to support struggling peers during computer class starting on the next school year 2016-2017.

Technology Buddies Tasks

Some task a Technology Buddies (T.B.) are expected to do: 

  • Assist peers with login and logout of a network
  • Assist peers with general computer terminology and;
  • Assist with identifying computer parts and their uses
  • Assist peers with navigating thru software such as opening multiple tabs
  • Demonstrate proper hand and body position at the computer and classroom
  • Assist peers with locating and saving files
  • Assist peers with maximize and minimize windows
  • Assist peers with formatting a text by choosing font color, styles, size and alignment
  • create and format original documents
  • use application tools to edit work
  • insert and edit images
  • select and use drawing and painting tools
  • insert and resize graphics
  • create simple and complex presentations

Technology Buddies Characteristics

  1. Friendly and able to work with everyone in the class
  2. Patient
  3. Able to learn fast
  4. Able to adapt to a new environment or partner
  5. Responsible
  6. Able to follow instructions
  7. Supportive and emphatic

For more information please feel free to contact me at awilliams@nsd131.org