Academic Standard

Students will utilize technology problem-solving and decision-making tools.

Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
6.0
Grade range: 
4
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
6.1 
Students will use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.
6.2 
Students will employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real world.
Accomplishment
Students will use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.
Students will employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real world.
Performance Indicator
 
By the end of the fifth grade the student is able to use technology resources for problem solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities.
 
By the end of the fifth grade the student is able to determine which technology is useful and select the appropriate tool(s) and technology resources to address a variety of
 
By the end of the fifth grade the student is able to evaluate the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information sources.
Sample Performance Task
a. 
Share student performance based products using a variety of tools and electronic devices.
b. 
Given teacher selected sites the student will evaluate the validity and bias of the information on a given topic.