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Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 120
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 108
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 9
1.) Identify basic parts of various technology systems.

•  Naming input and output devices
Examples: input—keyboard, stylus

- output—printer

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 153
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 137
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 10
2.) Identify applications and operations of various technology systems.

Examples: applications—word processing, multimedia presentation software

- operations—opening, closing, and saving files

•  Using accurate terminology related to technology
Example: "press," not "hit," keys

•  Using input devices to enter letters, numbers, and symbols
•  Using special functions of input devices
Example: keyboard shortcuts

•  Labeling storage media
•  Removing storage media safely
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 116
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 102
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 12
3.) Demonstrate correct posture and finger placement while using a technology system.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 116
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 96
Podcasts: 6
Web Resources: 13
4.) Identify safe use of technology systems and applications.

Examples: protecting personal information online, avoiding inappropriate sites, exiting inappropriate sites

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 94
Learning Assets: 3
Lesson Plans: 80
Podcasts: 3
Web Resources: 8
5.) Practice responsible use of technology systems and applications.

Example: maintaining proper settings

•  Demonstrating care of digital equipment and media
Examples: washing hands before use, cleaning work area before and after use

•  Distinguishing between ethical and unethical use of others' work
Examples: avoiding plagiarism, avoiding manipulation of others' work without permission

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 29
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 17
Podcasts: 4
Web Resources: 7
6.) Identify uses of technology systems in daily living.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 223
Learning Assets: 7
Lesson Plans: 174
Podcasts: 14
Web Resources: 28
7.) Use digital tools to access and retrieve information.

Examples: online libraries, multimedia dictionaries, search engines, directories

•  Evaluating accuracy of digital content
Example: determining fact versus opinion

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 55
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 33
Podcasts: 8
Web Resources: 10
8.) Use digital environments to exchange ideas with individuals or groups.

Examples: other states, other countries

•  Producing digital works collaboratively
Examples: developing shared writing projects, creating language experience stories

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 36
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 28
Podcasts: 5
Web Resources: 1
9.) Identify digital tools used for problem solving.

Examples: spell check, digital graphic organizers, electronic drawing programs, simulation software

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 150
Learning Assets: 8
Lesson Plans: 118
Podcasts: 11
Web Resources: 13
10.) Design original works using digital tools.

Examples: tools—digital drawing tools, music software, word processing software, digital cameras

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 153
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 140
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 11
1.) Use input and output devices of technology systems.

Examples: input—recording devices, keyboards, touchscreens

- output—printers

•  Demonstrating ergonomics relative to technology systems
•  Demonstrating correct keyboarding techniques
•  Demonstrating safe removal of storage media
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 245
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 224
Podcasts: 10
Web Resources: 7
2.) Use various technology applications, including word processing and multimedia software.

•  Using navigational features commonly found in technology applications
•  Identifying digital file types
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 6
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
3.) Identify common hardware and software problems.

•  Determining basic troubleshooting strategies to correct hardware and software problems
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 13
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 12
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
4.) Identify various operating systems of technology devices.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 130
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 109
Podcasts: 4
Web Resources: 15
5.) Practice safe use of technology systems and applications.

Examples: protecting personal information online, avoiding inappropriate sites, exiting inappropriate sites

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 107
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 94
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 12
6.) Describe social and ethical behaviors related to technology use.

Examples: social—developing positive attitudes for using technology collaboratively

- ethical—citing sources of text and digital content, avoiding plagiarism, avoiding manipulation of others' work without permission

•  Describing the global nature of the Internet
•  Following local acceptable-use policies regarding technology
•  Identifying intrusive applications, including worms, viruses, spyware, and pop-up advertisements
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 24
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 18
Podcasts: 3
Web Resources: 2
7.) Explain the influence of technology on society.

Examples: multiple digital communities, medical and agricultural advancements

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 340
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 295
Podcasts: 14
Web Resources: 29
8.) Collect information from a variety of digital sources.

Examples: online libraries, multimedia dictionaries

•  Using technology tools to organize information
•  Demonstrating efficient Internet search strategies
Example: keyword search

•  Evaluating electronic resources for reliability based on publication date, bias, accuracy, and source credibility
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 91
Learning Assets: 6
Lesson Plans: 64
Podcasts: 9
Web Resources: 12
9.) Use technology tools to organize, interpret, and display data.

Examples: spreadsheets, databases, electronic graphing tools

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 165
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 128
Podcasts: 13
Web Resources: 20
10.) Use digital environments to collaborate and communicate.

Examples: publishing online journals, sharing presentations, contributing to online discussions, communicating with experts

•  Producing digital works collaboratively
Examples: developing shared writing projects and group multimedia projects

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 42
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 32
Podcasts: 5
Web Resources: 3
11.) Use digital tools to analyze authentic problems.

Examples: electronic graphing tools, concept-mapping software

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 146
Learning Assets: 12
Lesson Plans: 83
Podcasts: 16
Web Resources: 35
12.) Create a product using digital tools.

Examples: products—digital story, podcast, digital artwork

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
1.) Appraise technology systems to determine software and hardware compatibility.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 143
Learning Assets: 5
Lesson Plans: 114
Podcasts: 6
Web Resources: 18
2.) Publish digital products that communicate curriculum concepts.

Examples: Web pages, videos, podcasts, multimedia presentations

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 4
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 2
3.) Explain how network systems are connected and used.

Examples: file sharing, collaborating, wireless networking

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 3
4.) Determine basic troubleshooting strategies to correct common hardware and software problems.

Examples: checking connections, restarting equipment, creating a backup copy of digital data

•  Describing the importance of antivirus and security software
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 185
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 173
Podcasts: 4
Web Resources: 6
5.) Use basic features of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software.

Examples: word processing—reports, letters, brochures

- spreadsheets—discovering patterns, tracking spending, creating budgets

- databases—contact list of addresses and telephone numbers

- presentation software—slideshow

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 109
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 101
Podcasts: 4
Web Resources: 4
6.) Select specific digital tools for completing curriculum-related tasks.

Examples: spreadsheet for budgets, word processing software for essays, probes for data collection

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 20
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 13
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 7
7.) Demonstrate correct keyboarding techniques.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 35
Learning Assets: 3
Lesson Plans: 12
Podcasts: 5
Web Resources: 15
8.) Identify safe uses of social networking and electronic communication.

•  Recognizing dangers of online predators
•  Protecting personal information online
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 139
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 115
Podcasts: 7
Web Resources: 16
9.) Practice responsible and legal use of technology systems and digital content.

Examples: avoiding plagiarism; complying with acceptable-use policies, copyright laws, and fair use standards; recognizing secure Web sites

•  Identifying examples of computer crime and related penalties
Examples: computer crime—phishing, spoofing, virus and worm dissemination, cyberbullying

- penalties—fines, incarceration

•  Citing sources of digital content
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 17
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 12
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 3
10.) Describe advances in technology and effects of each on the workplace and society.

Examples: agriculture, manufacturing, medicine, warfare, transportation, communication, education

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 162
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 134
Podcasts: 7
Web Resources: 17
11.) Use digital tools and strategies to locate, collect, organize, evaluate, and synthesize information.

Examples: locating—Boolean searches, graphic organizers, spreadsheets, databases

- collecting—probeware, graphing calculators

- organizing—graphic organizers, spreadsheets

- evaluating—reviewing publication dates, determining credibility

- synthesizing—word processing software, concept-mapping software

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 72
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 41
Podcasts: 14
Web Resources: 13
12.) Use digital tools to communicate and collaborate at all levels from interpersonal to global.

Examples: instant messages, e-mail, blogs, wikis, collaborative authoring tools, online learning communities

•  Demonstrating digital file transfer
Examples: attaching, uploading, downloading

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 25
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 21
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 4
13.) Use digital tools to formulate solutions to authentic problems.

Examples: electronic graphing tools, probes, spreadsheets

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 68
Learning Assets: 5
Lesson Plans: 34
Podcasts: 11
Web Resources: 18
14.) Use digital tools to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

Examples: ideas—predictions, trends

- products—animation, video

- processes—models, simulations

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
1.) Explain data encryption procedures.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 6
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 3
2.) Diagnose hardware and software problems.

Examples: viruses, error messages

•  Applying strategies to correct malfunctioning hardware and software
•  Performing routine hardware maintenance
•  Describing the importance of antivirus and security software
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 24
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 21
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 1
3.) Demonstrate advanced technology skills, including compressing, converting, importing, exporting, and backing up files.

•  Transferring data among applications
•  Demonstrating digital file transfer
Examples: attaching, uploading, downloading

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 50
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 48
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 1
4.) Utilize advanced features of word processing software, including outlining, tracking changes, hyperlinking, and mail merging.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 35
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 33
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 1
5.) Utilize advanced features of spreadsheet software, including creating charts and graphs, sorting and filtering data, creating formulas, and applying functions.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 113
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 96
Podcasts: 8
Web Resources: 8
6.) Utilize advanced features of multimedia software, including image, video, and audio editing.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 0
7.) Utilize advanced features of database software, including merging data, sorting, filtering, querying, and creating reports.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 29
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 6
Podcasts: 5
Web Resources: 17
8.) Practice safe uses of social networking and electronic communication.

•  Recognizing dangers of online predators
•  Protecting personal information online
Example: recognizing risk of identity theft

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 105
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 86
Podcasts: 7
Web Resources: 10
9.) Practice ethical and legal use of technology systems and digital content.

•  Explaining consequences of illegal and unethical use of technology systems and digital content
Examples: cyberbullying, plagiarism

•  Interpreting copyright laws and policies with regard to ownership and use of digital content
•  Citing sources of digital content using a style manual
Examples: Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA)

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 24
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 12
Podcasts: 8
Web Resources: 4
10.) Analyze capabilities and limitations of current and emerging technologies.

•  Assessing effects of technology on culture, economics, politics, and the environment
•  Comparing capabilities of various technologies to address personal, social, lifelong learning, and career needs
Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 128
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 119
Podcasts: 5
Web Resources: 4
11.) Critique digital content for validity, accuracy, bias, currency, and relevance.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 90
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 53
Podcasts: 16
Web Resources: 19
12.) Use digital tools to publish curriculum-related content.

Examples: Web page authoring software, coding software, wikis, blogs, podcasts

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 53
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 34
Podcasts: 8
Web Resources: 10
13.) Demonstrate collaborative skills using curriculum-related content in digital environments.

Examples: completing assignments online; interacting with experts and peers in a structured, online learning environment

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 20
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 16
Podcasts: 4
Web Resources: 0
14.) Use digital tools to defend solutions to authentic problems.

Example: disaggregating data electronically

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
15.) Forecast technology innovations based on trends.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 15
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 10
Podcasts: 5
Web Resources: 0
16.) Create a product that integrates information from multiple software applications.

Example: pasting spreadsheet-generated charts into a presentation

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Computer Applications
All Resources: 12
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 3
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 9
17.) Create an interactive digital product using programming logic.

Examples: products—digital games, interactive learning tools

- programming logic—"if-then" statements, authoring software

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