Give a creative idea how to begin a lesson. The academic subject for which the text must be created - Computer science. It should be for stu...
Lesson start ideasGive a creative idea how to begin a lesson
Which subjectComputer science
What age groupYear or Grade 7
What topicFactors to consider when setting up computer user environment
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Objective: The objective of this lesson is to familiarize Grade/Year 7 students with the essential factors needed when setting up a computer user environment. We will cover the importance of protecting the computer, setting up user accounts, adjusting system settings, and the benefits of keeping computer software updated.

Materials: This lesson requires a whiteboard, marker, and a computer with Internet access.

Introduction: The teacher will start the lesson by asking students about their experiences with using computers in different environments. The teacher can ask students about their observations and point out examples of good and bad computer user environments. After this brief discussion, the teacher will introduce the lesson topic.


  1. Protecting the Computer: The teacher will explain to the students why it is essential to protect the computer from viruses and malware. She will introduce different types of antivirus software and the importance of keeping them updated regularly. Also, inform the students about the significance of firewall software to protect their computer from unauthorized access.

  2. Creating User Accounts: The teacher will discuss the importance of creating separate user accounts while working on shared computers. She will explain how to create and manage user accounts, and the benefits of having separate user profiles on shared computers.

  3. Adjusting System Settings: The teacher will explain the significance of adjusting system settings according to individual preferences. She will demonstrate how to adjust display settings, sound settings, and other system configurations according to personal ease and preference.

  4. Updating Computer Software: The teacher will introduce the importance of keeping computer software updated regularly. She will explain how to update software, online protection stories, and update reasons.

Conclusion: To conclude the lesson, the teacher will review the four essential factors of a safe computer user environment – protecting the computer, setting up user accounts, adjusting system settings, and updating software. She will summarize the importance of following these factors and encourage the students to implement them while working on the computer.