Lansing Middle School Computers

Welcome to the LMS Computer Webpage. I hope you find this webpage useful for your needs. If you have any questions email

Mr. Douglas at joseph.douglas@usd469.net

Materials needed for class

You are responsible for bringing these items to class every day.

1. Pencil and Pen

2. Ear Buds (Cannot be wireless or Apple Headphones.)

3. You are to bring extra work in case you finish early or the computers are not working.

4. IPad (will only use when assigned)

Grading


  1. Each computer assignment is worth between 10 - 200 points depending on the complexity of the assignment.
  2. If you have an excused absence, you may make up computer time you’ve missed by coming in during study hall, before school, or after school (with prior approval) until 4 p.m. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS IN ORDER TO MAKE UP YOUR TIME AND WORK. Make-up must be done in a timely manner, appropriate for the absence. See your agenda for details.
  3. If you miss school, you should make up your work. When projects are late, they will be graded as follows: 10% deduction per day down to 50%. Any late work turned in the last 3 days of class will only be counted as 40% credit.
  4. You will receive a quarterly grade for classroom participation this includes helping others, behavior, and bringing required items to class daily.
School Holidays 2018-2019

Classroom Rules


  • Be prepared.
  • Be respectful.
  • Be on time.
  • Do your best.
  • Respect the rights of others.
  • No Food, Drink or Gum in the computer lab.
  • Use restroom or get a drink before coming to class.

Classroom Procedures

  1. Listen carefully when I am giving instructions. Please be considerate and respect when others are talking.
  2. Enter the classroom in an orderly manner. Store backpacks against the north, east or south walls. Backpacks should not be between computer rows. Sit at your assigned seat and log into the computer. Stay at your seat. (See arrival procedure)
  3. No food, or gum is to be brought into the computer lab. All drinks need to remain seals and kept inside of backpacks. Liquids and computers don’t mix. Gum is difficult to remove from carpeting. This will be strictly enforced.
  4. I will allow you to whisper and talk quietly (partner voice) to the person next to your computer table. You may not talk across the room to others. If the room gets too loud then talking will not be permitted.
  5. The bell is not your dismissal. I will dismiss you from class after you have logged out, and your computer table is cleared. You will not line up at the door to dismissed. (See dismissal procedure)
  6. You must bring extra work to work on if you finish early or the computers are not working. You are welcome to bring homework from other classes or an AR book. You may not work on other work if you have not completed your computer assignment. You also may not wander around the room. You must stay at your assigned computer.
  7. After a warning has been issued for behavior, and the behavior continues throughout class time, you will be moved to the Safe Seat and student will reflect on what they have done and how to correct these behaviors. If these behaviors continue during class you will then be moved to the Buddy room. (If the safe seat is occupied then you will be sent to the buddy room.)
  8. Cell Phones: Cell phones should not be a distraction in class. If it is on, the phone should be turned down to vibrate mode so not to disturb others. If it is a distraction then your phone will be confiscated and the building policy will followed.
  9. Student iPads should be kept in your backpack or on the teacher’s desk unless an assignment has been made for computer class.
  10. Students need to use the restroom or get a drink before they come to class. There is no restroom or drinking fountain in the computer building. You will not be allowed out of class for a drink or bathroom use. Only emergencies will be considered for bathroom use.
  11. Students should remain seated unless given permission to be out of their seat.
  12. Make up work can be done at home using Google Classroom.
LMS Computer Syllabus 2018-2019.docx

Computer Syllabus - signature required for student and a parent. Click this link for a copy if your child has not brought a copy home. Print a copy and bring to school signed. See below.

Computer Syllabus Click this link to open the syllabus.

Standards Used for Students is taken from International Society for Technology in Education. (ISTE)

https://www.iste.org/standards/for-students