ALEX Learning Activity

  

Parts of a Technology System & How They Work

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  This learning activity provided by:  
Author: Cristin Dillard
System:Enterprise City
School:Enterprise City Board Of Education
  General Activity Information  
Activity ID: 744
Title:
Parts of a Technology System & How They Work
Digital Tool/Resource:
Educreations
Web Address – URL:
Overview:

Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking.

  Associated Standards and Objectives  
Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
18) Label visible components of digital devices.

Examples: Visible input and output components such as USB, touch screen, keyboard, audio and video connectors, speakers.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will identify the visible pieces of digital devices.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • screen
  • keyboard
  • mouse
  • port
  • speakers
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • various observable parts of digital devices by name.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify observable parts of digtial devices orally or by labeling.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • various parts of digital devices have a specific name.
Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the lesson, students will be able to:

1. accurately indentify the input devices, such as keyboard, mouse, on a technology system.

2. accurately indentify the output devices, such as monitor, printer, on a technology system.

  Strategies, Preparations and Variations  
Phase:
After/Explain/Elaborate
Activity:

The student groups will:

  1. create an interactive presentation to identify the input or output device of the technology system assigned by the teacher. 
  2. explain in the presentation the function of the input/output device within the technology system.
  3. present their information to the whole class for students to gain better understanding of the parts of a technology system.
Assessment Strategies:

Advanced Preparation:

  • The teacher will need to break students into small groups and assign an input or output part of a technology system. 
  • Students will already have knowledge of the parts of a technology system from previous instruction and background knowledge.
  • Students will have been instructed on how to use Educreations app on a tablet device.
Variation Tips (optional):
 
Notes or Recommendations (optional):

This learning asset could be used with the following ALEX Lesson Plan "Let's build a keyboard!" found at the following link: http://alex.state.al.us/lesson_view.php?id=20943

 

This learning asset can be used with the following ALEX Lesson Plan "Getting to Know the Computer" found here: http://alex.state.al.us/lesson_view.php?id=7267

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