MOUSERCISE
a beginner computer user tutorial

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Enjoy your journey!

Marie's Lessons   Related Internet Activities

This series of lessons is designed to be worked over 9 sessions of 1 1/2 hours each.
This page prints nicely on legal size paper if you'd like a hard copy to trace your path.

Day
  1

 a-c
 
Get a Grip

Center your mouse over the underlined text in left column
Gently click your index finger on the left clicker to begin.
d-h    MouseyMoves

wolf spider

 
  i Cursor        Chameleon

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HW- Days 1-7
Review all previous Mousercise pages in left column, and play with the reinforcing exercises and games listed in this right column.
 j-l Tops & Bottoms

Checkers game to practice dragging skills.     
Day
  2

 m
Program
Menus

 
n-q Buttons &
        Boxes
Start Menu

Play Solitaire.  Read instructions at  How to play Solitaire
Open game program by clicking Start Menu/ Programs/Games.
    
Day
  3
r-s
Pop-Ups        Dialogues

Mouserobics  work through Page 24, then Solitaire Review
 Day
  4
t-v
Warm up playing Solitaire, then minimize it.
A Scrolling
     We Go

Mesa Mouse Tutorial till the Grand Canyon Page 12

Chinese Checkers to practice your Double-Click.
Once the page is loaded, scroll down and click Play to begin.

Day
  5
w-w2
Juggling
     Windows

Map Quiz to work with multiple windows, or have some fun with all the choices in  Jigsaw Puzzles
 Day
  6
  7
  8

 
Typing
  X- Z1
  
Z2- Z3
 
Z4-Z5
 

Mousing when you see your certificate,
Click  Printable Version, then the File Menu/ Print Command
and then the Print button. 

Typing Tutor  When site loads,
click the blue bubbles for Typing Tutorials, then choose your Lesson level.
 HW Day 8.  Crossword Challenge
Day
  9
Quiz Me Now! Practice the lessons and exercises above
until you are familiar and feel comfortable with all of them.
Oops!  Did we tell you there would be a short quiz before graduation?
Additional Recommended Resources
A great collection of online games from Palm Beach County
http://seniorsguidetocomputers.com/default.asp tips for improving accessibility lots of other resources
BBC WebWise

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  last updated 2/11/2011    


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