Academic Standard

Students will understand the importance of social, ethical, and human issues associated with technology.

Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
2.0
Grade range: 
5
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
2.1 
Students will understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
2.2 
Students will practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.
2.3 
Students will develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.
Accomplishment
Students will understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
Students will practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.
Students will develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.
Performance Indicator
 
By the end of the fifth grade the student is able to discuss common uses of technology in daily life and the advantages and disadvantages those uses provide.
 
By the end of the fifth grade the student is able to discuss basic issues related to responsible use of technology and describe personal consequences of inappropriate use.
Sample Performance Task
a. 
Classroom discussion of Acceptable Use Policy.
b. 
Using a word processor briefly describe the advantages and disadvantages technology has brought to our lives. Essays scored to a rubric.
c. 
Compose and key an essay concerning the impact of technology on our daily lives.