Academic Standard

Students will understand basic operations and concepts of technology.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
1.0
Grade range: 
2
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.
Students will exhibit a proficiency in the use of technology.
Students will develop basic keying skills (alpha numeric and special characters) in using keyboard using the touch system.
Accomplishment
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.
Students will exhibit a proficiency in the use of technology.
Students will develop basic keying skills (alpha/numeric and symbol characters) in using keyboard using the touch system.
Performance Indicator
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices (e.g., monitor, printer) to successfully
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use keyboarding skills to produce grade appropriate projects.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to communicate about technology using developmentally appropriate and accurate terminology.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use developmentally appropriate multimedia resources (e.g., interactive books, educational software, multimedia
Sample Performance Task
a. 
Using pictures of the various parts of a computer (e.g. disk drive, CPU, monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc.) and word cards, students match the words with the pictures and
b. 
Using a checklist, students will demonstrate how to turn on the computer, open a designated program, exit that program, and shut down the computer with teacher
c. 
Using a word-processing and drawing program, students write statements, use computer drawing tools to illustrate their statements, and print them out for presentation to