Academic Standard

The student will examine new and emerging technologies and evaluate the impact and applications of computers in society.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
2.0
Grade range: 
9 to 10
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
2.1 
Analyze and explore the use and impact of computer technology on individual lives, employment opportunities, and various industries such as business, recreation, medical,
2.2 
Explore emerging computer technologies and forecast future trends.
2.3 
Analyze different types of computer applications and the types of hardware and software needed to complete each.
Performance Indicator
 
The student compares and contrasts the benefits and limitations of computer technology in various industries.
 
The student researches and reports on current trends and emerging technologies through the use of videos, Internet, magazines, newspapers, etc.
 
The student connects potential employment opportunities to emerging technologies.
Sample Performance Task
 
In assigned work groups, research and identify ways technology affects each team member.
 
Each student will research and analyze an emerging technology and present it to the class.