Academic standards list

Kindergarten Computer Literacy and Usage — Computer Technology

Introduction

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1.0   Students will understand basic operations and concepts of technology.

 
Standard 1.0 — Students will understand basic operations and concepts of technology.
 
Learning Expectation
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 symbol characters) in using keyboard using the touch system.
 
Performance Indicator
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to identify the home row keys (A, S, D, F, J, K, L, ;).
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to have an awareness of the layout of the computer keyboard
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices (e.g., monitor, printer) to successfully
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use keyboarding skills to produce grade appropriate projects.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to communicate about technology using developmentally appropriate and accurate terminology.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use developmentally appropriate multimedia resources (e.g., interactive books, educational software, multimedia
 

6.0   Students will utilize technology problem-solving and decision-making tools.

 
Standard 6.0 — Students will utilize technology problem-solving and decision-making tools.
 
Learning Expectation
Students will use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.
 
Students will employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real world.
 
Performance Indicator
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use technology resources (e.g., puzzles, logical thinking programs, writing tools, digital cameras, drawing tools)
 

2.0   Students will understand the importance of social, ethical, and human issues associated with technology.

 
Standard 2.0 — Students will understand the importance of social, ethical, and human issues associated with technology.
 
Learning Expectation
Students will understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
 
Students will practice responsible use of technology systems, information literacy, and software.
 
Students will develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.
 
Performance Indicator
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members, and others when using technology.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to demonstrate positive social and ethical behaviors when using technology.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to practice responsible use of technology systems and software.
 

3.0   Students will use technology productivity tools.

 
Standard 3.0 — Students will use technology productivity tools.
 
Learning Expectation
Students will use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
 
Students will use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other reative works.
 
Performance Indicator
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to create developmentally appropriate multimedia products with support from teachers, family members, or student partners.
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use technology resources (e.g., puzzles, logical thinking programs, writing tools, digital cameras, drawing tools)
 

4.0   Students will use technology communications tools.

 
Standard 4.0 — Students will use technology communications tools.
 
Learning Expectation
Students will use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.
 
Students will use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences.
 
Performance Indicator
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use technology resources (e.g., puzzles, logical thinking programs, writing tools, digital cameras, drawing tools)
 
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to gather information and communicate with others using telecommunications with support from teachers, family members,
 

5.0   Students will select and use appropriate technology research tools.

 
Standard 5.0 — Students will select and use appropriate technology research tools.
 
Learning Expectation
Students will use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
 
Students will use technology tools to process data and report results.
 
Students will evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
 
Performance Indicator
By the end of the second grade the student will be able to use technology resources (e.g., puzzles, logical thinking programs, writing tools, digital cameras, drawing tools)
 
 
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