Academic Standard

The student will demonstrate proficiency in the background knowledge of computers and programming.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
2.0
Grade range: 
10 to 12
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
2.1 
Discuss the history of computers and programming languages.
2.2 
Discuss the components of the computer.
2.3 
Summarize the distinguishable characteristics of the high level languages such as Java, C++, and BASIC.
2.4 
Critique the role of computer programming in society.
Performance Indicator
 
The student summarizes the history of computers and programming languages.
 
The student explains the purposes of high level languages such as Java, C++, and BASIC. Examines the role of computer programming in society.
Sample Performance Task
 
The student will develop a timeline for the history of computers and programming languages. Proficiency would be evaluated by the given dates and the content area covered on