Academic Standard

Students will select and use appropriate technology research tools.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
5.0
Grade range: 
6
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
5.1 
Students will use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
5.2 
Students will use technology tools to process data and report results.
5.3 
Students will evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
Accomplishment
Students will use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
Students will use technology tools to process data and report results.
Students will evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
Performance Indicator
 
Use content-specific tools, software, and simulations (e.g., environmental probes, graphing calculators, exploratory environments, Web tools) to support learning and research.
 
Design, develop, publish, and present products (e.g., Web pages, videotapes) using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside
 
Collaborate with peers, experts, and others using telecommunications and collaborative tools to investigate curriculum-related problems, issues, and information, and to develop
 
Select and use appropriate tools and technology resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and solve problems.
Sample Performance Task
 
Using a related curriculum topic, students will create collaboratively a multimedia (sound, pictures, and text) project utilizing library and classroom resources to access,