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Technology: Virtually Martha

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Title:

Technology: Virtually Martha

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/msts14.ela.virtmartha/technology-virtually-martha/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

In this MARTHA SPEAKS video, follow Martha as she takes a made-up journey inside Alice’s computer. Students learn how computers can be used to communicate with other people and explore how to attach files to an email, store files in a folder, and send emails to others through a computer. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs watch the video, then plan out and write an email to Martha. 

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
6) Recognize ways in which computing devices make certain tasks easier.

Examples: Communication, doctor's visits/medical records, maps and directions.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will identify ways that computers help people and make things easier.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • communicate
  • map
  • directions
  • research
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • computing devices can be used to simplify many tasks in life.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify how computing devices can make tasks such as communicating, directions, and research easier.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • computing devices can make tasks easier.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
12) Identify and discuss ways that access to technology helps empower individuals and groups.

Examples: Gives access to information; provides the ability to communicate with others around the world; enables people to buy and sell things.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify and discuss ways that access to technology helps empower individuals and groups.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • empower
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • access to technology connects individuals and groups to communicate with others with similar interest, share knowledge and resources, and connect with others to meet needs.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • explain ways having access to technology empowers individuals and groups locally and/or globally.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • technology access enables you to connect with others you would not be able to connect without technology, work together to meet needs of individuals and/or groups, and obtain information easily or share resources.
Tags: communication, computing, email, technology
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