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: 
7
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
1.1 
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.
1.2 
Students will be proficient in the use of technology.
1.3 
Students will develop basic 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 be proficient in the use of technology.
Students will develop basic skills (alpha numeric and special characters) in using keyboard using the touch system
Performance Indicator
 
By the end of the eighth grade the student is able to apply strategies for identifying and solving routine hardware and software problems that occur during everyday use.
 
By the end of the eighth grade the student is able to demonstrate an understanding of concepts underlying hardware, software, and connectivity, and of practical applications to
 
By the end of the eighth grade the student is able to key at a rate of at least 30 net words per minute using the proper touch-keying techniques.
Sample Performance Task
 
Using a selected piece of software student will demonstrate that a computer needs instructions from system software to operate applications. Students model a teacher