The first session of week 3 kicked off on Tuesday, 17th August 2020 with the trainer, Mr Jerry explaining the components of the computer and how they work. This included the hardware, software and the various types of operating systems that allow the computer to execute certain functions. Also, they identified the taskbar, the start button as well as the file manager. To familiarize them with booting, Mr Jerry demonstrated how to shut down, restart and make a computer sleep.
Later, the pupils were introduced to the internet and various ways to accessing it. The trainer explained the internet as a global computer network providing a variety of information that consists of interconnected networks. He taught them router connections that were made in order for the academy to get access to the internet. He further explained how web browsers work and asked them to open soronko academy’s website using Google chrome. The students were excited to see the pictures that were taken in their previous sessions. Again, the students visited www.speedtypingonline.com to improve their typing skills. Mr Jerry taught them how to position their fingers on the keyboard as well as type the letters. He encouraged them to practice more so that they can get familiar with keys.