Computer Grade III – VIII
Cursor series consists of six computer science textbooks for classes 3-8. This series is created to help students master the use of various kinds of software and IT tools. The books have been designed to keep pace with the latest technologies and the interests of the 21st century learners.
The series is based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010 and adopts an interactive approach to teach various concepts related to Computer Science.
The books for classes 3-5 are introductory. They introduce students to the basic features of Windows 7 and MS Office 2010, starting with the history of computers, what are the basic parts of the computer, how to use Tux Paint, WordPad, MS Paint, how to program in LOGO and also give an introduction to the Internet.
However, the books for classes 6-8 are for senior students and take a deep diva into the advanced features of Windows 7 and MS Office 2010, including how to do programming in QBasic, HTML and Visual Basic. Students learn to create animations using Flash and Photoshop, and how to communicate using the Internet.