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: 
8
 
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 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
 
The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of current changes in information technologies and the effect those changes have on the workplace and society.
 
The student will be able to exhibit legal and ethical behaviors when using information and technology, and discuss consequences of misuse.
 
The student will be able to research and evaluate the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information sources concerning real-world
Sample Performance Task
 
During appropriate curricular activities students will verbally describe when and how technology is used in everyday life and occupations. Using observation, teachers will