Hardware vs. Software Hardware includes the parts of the computer system that you actually can touch (like the keyboard, mouse, monitor, or CPU). WORKSHEETS 1.2 2 2 2 3 1. Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K), conducted by National Center for Educational Statistics, was utilized to analyze differential effects of home and school computer use on kindergarten social skills gains. Results indicated that In the intervention, 67 native and immigrant children in the first and second years of kindergarten played vocabulary games on the computer twice a week for a period of 15 minutes over 15 weeks. One student acts as the Keyboard. e. You can listen to a song on the computer through the speakers. f. The Mouse can print what you see on the monitor. Basic Computer Components Computers come in different shapes and sizes. However, there are several parts on a computer that are universal to all computers. It’s explained below. Act out being a computer: Play a game where your class acts out being a computer. An Introduction to Coding Lesson for Kindergarten Sunday, December 16, 2018 in APPS , CODING , TEACHING TIPS Last week I had a chance to work with Mrs. Racine and her kindergarten class to introduce the concept of coding. The sample included 12,929 kindergarten children. What’s a CPU? In this module, you will find • An introduction • A lesson plan for the trainer • Handouts for students To teach the module, you will need • A PC with Internet access for each student and the trainer • A computer projector and a screen • Headphones for students (if available) • A 3-ring binder to store materials To get started, you should • Read the Introduction