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Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 89
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 84
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
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: 112
Learning Activities: 10
Lesson Plans: 100
Multimedia: 2
Unit Plans: 0
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: 86
Learning Activities: 7
Lesson Plans: 78
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
3.) Demonstrate correct posture and finger placement while using a technology system.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 75
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 68
Multimedia: 5
Unit Plans: 0
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: 73
Learning Activities: 6
Lesson Plans: 64
Multimedia: 3
Unit Plans: 0
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: 18
Learning Activities: 3
Lesson Plans: 11
Multimedia: 4
Unit Plans: 0
6.) Identify uses of technology systems in daily living.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 146
Learning Activities: 9
Lesson Plans: 123
Multimedia: 14
Unit Plans: 0
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: 38
Learning Activities: 8
Lesson Plans: 22
Multimedia: 8
Unit Plans: 0
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: 28
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 19
Multimedia: 5
Unit Plans: 0
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: 121
Learning Activities: 23
Lesson Plans: 87
Multimedia: 11
Unit Plans: 0
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: 117
Learning Activities: 7
Lesson Plans: 110
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
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: 201
Learning Activities: 8
Lesson Plans: 184
Multimedia: 9
Unit Plans: 0
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: 5
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
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: 11
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 10
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
4.) Identify various operating systems of technology devices.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 91
Learning Activities: 3
Lesson Plans: 84
Multimedia: 4
Unit Plans: 0
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: 75
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 74
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
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: 17
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 12
Multimedia: 3
Unit Plans: 0
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: 248
Learning Activities: 5
Lesson Plans: 229
Multimedia: 14
Unit Plans: 0
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: 69
Learning Activities: 9
Lesson Plans: 51
Multimedia: 9
Unit Plans: 0
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: 119
Learning Activities: 9
Lesson Plans: 97
Multimedia: 13
Unit Plans: 0
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: 27
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 20
Multimedia: 5
Unit Plans: 0
11.) Use digital tools to analyze authentic problems.

Examples: electronic graphing tools, concept-mapping software

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
All Resources: 111
Learning Activities: 27
Lesson Plans: 68
Multimedia: 16
Unit Plans: 0
12.) Create a product using digital tools.

Examples: products—digital story, podcast, digital artwork

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

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 126
Learning Activities: 13
Lesson Plans: 107
Multimedia: 6
Unit Plans: 0
2.) Publish digital products that communicate curriculum concepts.

Examples: Web pages, videos, podcasts, multimedia presentations

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
3.) Explain how network systems are connected and used.

Examples: file sharing, collaborating, wireless networking

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
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: 159
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 151
Multimedia: 4
Unit Plans: 0
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: 96
Learning Activities: 3
Lesson Plans: 89
Multimedia: 4
Unit Plans: 0
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: 14
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 12
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
7.) Demonstrate correct keyboarding techniques.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
All Resources: 20
Learning Activities: 7
Lesson Plans: 8
Multimedia: 5
Unit Plans: 0
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: 101
Learning Activities: 6
Lesson Plans: 88
Multimedia: 7
Unit Plans: 0
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: 10
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 8
Multimedia: 2
Unit Plans: 0
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: 128
Learning Activities: 9
Lesson Plans: 112
Multimedia: 7
Unit Plans: 0
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: 59
Learning Activities: 10
Lesson Plans: 35
Multimedia: 14
Unit Plans: 0
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: 21
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 20
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
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: 50
Learning Activities: 10
Lesson Plans: 31
Multimedia: 9
Unit Plans: 0
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
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
1.) Explain data encryption procedures.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
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
All Resources: 23
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 19
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
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
All Resources: 42
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 39
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
4.) Utilize advanced features of word processing software, including outlining, tracking changes, hyperlinking, and mail merging.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
All Resources: 30
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 29
Multimedia: 1
Unit Plans: 0
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
All Resources: 93
Learning Activities: 5
Lesson Plans: 84
Multimedia: 3
Unit Plans: 1
6.) Utilize advanced features of multimedia software, including image, video, and audio editing.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 4
Multimedia: 2
Unit Plans: 0
7.) Utilize advanced features of database software, including merging data, sorting, filtering, querying, and creating reports.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
All Resources: 12
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 3
Multimedia: 5
Unit Plans: 0
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
All Resources: 78
Learning Activities: 6
Lesson Plans: 64
Multimedia: 7
Unit Plans: 1
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
All Resources: 21
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 12
Multimedia: 8
Unit Plans: 0
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
All Resources: 97
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 91
Multimedia: 5
Unit Plans: 0
11.) Critique digital content for validity, accuracy, bias, currency, and relevance.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
All Resources: 63
Learning Activities: 7
Lesson Plans: 42
Multimedia: 13
Unit Plans: 1
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
All Resources: 42
Learning Activities: 5
Lesson Plans: 29
Multimedia: 8
Unit Plans: 0
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
All Resources: 21
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 16
Multimedia: 5
Unit Plans: 0
14.) Use digital tools to defend solutions to authentic problems.

Example: disaggregating data electronically

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Multimedia: 2
Unit Plans: 0
15.) Forecast technology innovations based on trends.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
All Resources: 14
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 10
Multimedia: 2
Unit Plans: 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
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
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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