About Mrs. Allen.....
This is her sixteenth year teaching Keyboarding. Mrs. Allen is a career switcher and used to work in marketing for a software company and two different associations in Washington, D.C. She graduated from the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and attended Old Dominion University for the Career Switcher Program for teacher licensure. She completed her Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Allen was awarded the Shenandoah University Teacher of the Year for 2012.
About Keyboarding.....Keyboarding is a very important course through which students will learn one of the most important skills needed in today’s technological world. During the semester, the children will learn to touch type (no looking at their fingers), increase their speed to at least 15 words per minute, and demonstrate the correct way to format an Modern Language Association style report and business documents using MicrosoftWord and Google Docs. They will be introduced to Blogs, Presentation Software, Spreadsheets, and Databases. The students will be learning about business applications and entreneurship.About CAMS.....CAMS is Coding at the Middle School. It is a 10 hour course during Keyboarding Class. The students will use an online program called Scratch as an introduction to writing computer code. Please check it out at www.scratch.mit.edu.Contact Mrs. Allen....You can reach her by email. Mrs. Allen's email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.To see daily agendas, access classroom resources, read meassages from me, and keep up to date on your student's grades, please access ParentVue. The CAMS curriculum is delivered through VISION address is http://loudounvision.net/course/view.php?id=6871.