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   View Standards     Standard(s): [TC2] (0-2) 1 :
1 ) Identify basic parts of various technology systems.

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

-  output—printer

[TC2] (0-2) 2 :
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
[TC2] (0-2) 3 :
3 ) Demonstrate correct posture and finger placement while using a technology system.

[TC2] (0-2) 5 :
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

[TC2] (0-2) 6 :
6 ) Identify uses of technology systems in daily living.

[TC2] (3-5) 1 :
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
[TC2] (3-5) 4 :
4 ) Identify various operating systems of technology devices.

[DLIT] (2) 17 :
11) Type 10 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (3) 20 :
14) Type 15 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (4) 20 :
14) Type 20 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (5) 24 :
18) Type 25 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Subject: Technology Education (K - 5), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (2 - 5)
Title: Build Typing Skills
Description:

BBC Dance Mat Typing provides an interactive typing site for teaching elementary students typing skills. The program is broken down into learning two letters at a time. Students watch a video on the letters that they are learning and then the students are able to apply what they have learned.




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