Computer Technology Vocabulary Terms
Computer Chitchat, by Mrs. Nasto
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     Let's Learn what the following Computer Technology Words and Commands Mean!

  1. Data - Is another word for Information. Data/Information can be text and/or numbers, examples of data: names, dates, places, addresses, phone numbers, pictures, files, documents, shows.
  2. Computer - Electronic device for storing and processing data.
  3. CPU - Central Processing Unit, Main part of the computer where the processing takes place. The brain of the computer.
    CPUThe brain of the computer.
  4. ICON- A picture that gives the computer a command when clicked on like to open the  Internet or click the floppy disk gives the SAVE command in Microsoft programs.  
  5. Drive -  Place that stores data (files, pictures, programs)
  6. C: Drive - Hard Drive of the computer you are sitting where the Desktop, Library and Documents are located
  7. Google Drive -   Cloud Storage allows users to store Data (information) in the cloud for use across devices.
  8. Internet -  When Computers are connected with wires, cables, or satellites that provide wireless  connection to share information & data.
  9. Netiquette -   Internet and etiquette Online Computer manners.
  10. Personal Information - Is Private information such as your name, parents name, Phone Number, E-mail, Address, and school name.
  11.  Image - Can be a Picture, clipart, graphic, photograph, illustrations
  12. Desktop - The working space on your computer desktop located on C:drive.
  13. Taskbar - A bar on your monitor screen with the windows START button and any running programs or Internet sites or icons to open programs.


Mouse Commands Mouserising:

Double Click (2 Clicks Fast in a Row) = OPEN COMMAND

Double Click a Word (Selects a Word) = OPEN COMMAND

Right Click = Brings up a Menu a list of commands, words that give the computer a command. Can you copy and paste?

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