Courses of Study: Technical Education

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Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 88
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 84
Multimedia: 0
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: 110
Learning Activities: 10
Lesson Plans: 100
Multimedia: 0
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: 85
Learning Activities: 7
Lesson Plans: 78
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
3.) Demonstrate correct posture and finger placement while using a technology system.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 70
Learning Activities: 2
Lesson Plans: 68
Multimedia: 0
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: 69
Learning Activities: 6
Lesson Plans: 63
Multimedia: 0
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: 14
Learning Activities: 3
Lesson Plans: 11
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
6.) Identify uses of technology systems in daily living.

Technology Education (2009)
Grade(s): K - 2
All Resources: 132
Learning Activities: 9
Lesson Plans: 123
Multimedia: 0
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: 31
Learning Activities: 9
Lesson Plans: 22
Multimedia: 0
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: 22
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 18
Multimedia: 0
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: 107
Learning Activities: 23
Lesson Plans: 84
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
10.) Design original works using digital tools.

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