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: 
8
 
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 exhibit a proficiency in the use of technology.
1.3 
Students will demonstrate and apply basic skills (alpha numeric and special characters) in using keyboard using the touch system of keying
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 skills (alpha numeric and special characters) in using keyboard using the touch system
Performance Indicator
 
The student is able to apply strategies for identifying and solving routine hardware and software problems that occur during everyday use.
 
The student is able to demonstrate an understanding of concepts underlying hardware, software, and connectivity, and of practical applications to learning and problem solving.
 
The student is able to key at a rate of at least 30 net words per minute (NWPM) using the proper touchkeying techniques on a straight copy timed writing
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