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Standard 1:  Technology Operations and Concepts

Uses keyboard, mouse, or touch screen to operate computerIdentify components (monitor, keyboard, mouse/pad, on/off, disk drive)Identify components (program, icon, cursor)Identify components (desktop, trash, scroll bar, doc bar)Access network resources (printer, student folders) Use common peripherals (scanner, digital camera, video proj.)
Names common technology devices found in home/school (VCR/DVD, digital cameras, cell phones, etc.)Correctly loads and accesses CD Rom drive Uses both hands to key the left and rights of the keyboardDemonstrate correct keyboarding basics (hand/letter recognition)Demonstrate correct keyboarding basics (hand/letter recognition)
Manipulate mouse and mouse pad (moves mouse/pad to locate different icons)Discuss how to properly care for and use media (handling of discs, cleaning monitor, etc.)Save to student folderDemonstrate use of correct finger for the return, shift keys, and spacebarDemonstrate keyboarding at 20 wpm
Turn on/off computer properlyTypes first and last nameIdentifies function keys, tab keys, special purpose keysDemonstrate keyboarding at 10 wpmReset desktop to appropriate settings
Identifies all letters of the alphabet on the keyboardIdentifies all symbols with number keys using shift keyConducts spell checkRecognize, discuss, and visually represent ways tech. has changed livesKnows proper keyboarding position and technique
Types first nameChange text formats (size, text, color, etc.)Prints a documentUse menu options in application programs to develop documents (open, save, print, etc.)Turns on/off projector
Identifies all number keysDescribes basic input devices (keyboard, mouse/pad, etc.)Uses basic output devices (monitor, printer, software, etc.)
Students identify functions represented by symbols (font, size, bold, underline, alignment, etc.)
Demonstrates correct posture to type one complete sentencesDemonstrates correct posture to type two or more complete sentencesDemonstrates correct posture to type four or more complete sentences

Standard 2:  Digital Citizenship

Uses technology responsibly (treats tech devices with care and respect)Describe acceptable and unacceptable computer etiquette at school or at home (good/bad sites, searching for good thing, etc.)Recognize that copyright affects how one can use technology (laws/rules)Cite sources used in projectsCite sources used in projects
Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers and others when using technologyWork cooperatively and collaboratively with peers and others when using technologyWork cooperatively and collaboratively with peers and others when using technologyWork cooperatively and collaboratively with peers and others when using technologyWork cooperatively and collaboratively with peers and others when using technology
Identifies common uses of information & communication tech. in the community (cell phone, pager, iPod, amber alert, etc.)Discuss basic issues related to responsible use of tech/information and possible consequences for misusage.Identify scenarios describing appropriate/inappropriate use (pop-ups/plagiarism) and possible consequences
Names different types of programs (word, iTunes, Firefox, etc.)Identifies issues related to how tech. supports life-long learningIdentifies issues related to how tech. assists students with disabilitiesDescribe how technology improves ability to communicate

Standard 3:  Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Identify basic functions of technology resources used in elem. classrooms (communication, work completion, creating and demonstrating, etc.)Use file menu commands to manage and maintain files on a drive (flash/server)Use technology resources for problem solving, self-directed/extend learning (gather information, look up relevant material, use as extension to learning, etc.)
Recognize accurate terminology to describe hardware, software, and multimedia devices Selects technology and resource tools that can be used to solve particular problems (calculator, iPod, spell-check, etc.)Identify correct terminology used to describe network functions (server, hub, etc.)Discuss the process/ procedures applied in common use of technology resources (how to use computer, iPod, digital camera, etc.)
Identify ways technology has been used to address real world problems (distance not an issue, global vs. local, etc.)Know how to apply knowledge of problem solving to select appropriate technology tools to solve problemKnow how to select and use information to collect, organize, and evaluate information relevant to real world problems.

Standard 4:  Research and Information Fluency

Identify technology resources (drawing, software, etc)Demonstrates in sequence how to use technology resources (computer, iPod, etc.)Recognize, record, and organize information related to curricular topics
Identify and locate common research databases (wikipedia, dictionary, etc.)Uses research databases to interpret informationKnows how to exchange files with other students and teacherKnows how to exchange files with other students and teacher
Open internet site using an address (www. http)Use technology resources to gather information Use technology resources to gather information Use technology resources to gather information
Conducts internet search on given topicValidates value of website following a search (good/bad sites)Uses multiple websites in obtaining information
Uses single search engine to research information on a given topicDescribe steps for using common web search engines data on assigned topicsIdentify, record, and organize information on assigned topics in the curriculum, using appropriate technology and resources

Standard 5:  Communication and Collaboration

Identify basics of skypeUses skpye to contact another studentUses skype to contact someone outside of schoolIdentify tools for collaboration use in similar curriculum related content (skype, etherpad, etc.)Identify variety of media formats that communicate to multiple audiences (chat, skype, etc.)
States the importance of email and how it has changed communicationIdentifies the basic tools used in email (function buttons, etc.)Identifies/uses variety of social networking sites such as Facebook, Togetherville, Myspace, etc.
Uses email to communicate with classroom teacherUses email to communicate with students/teacherUses email to send attachments and information to teachers/students
Demonstrates knowledge of wikis and blogsUses wiki/blogs to complete class assignments

Standard 6:  Creativity and Innovation

Understands basic components of smartboard (tray, projector, etc.)Understands basic tools of smartboard (toolbars)Uses smartboard tools to complete tasks and navigate the board Learns basic notebook software (open/close, gallery items, etc.)Creates notebook activities to show understanding of taught material
State what the importance of the internet is and how it is changing our worldUses internet to locate district homepage, teacher websites, and portaportalsUses internet to conduct search on a given topicUses internet to search web to gather information to help complete assigned tasksUses internet to search web to gather information to help complete assigned tasks
Identify two internet search engines (Firefox and Safari)
Explores with drawing tools in Word pictureLearns basic Word functions (formatting, toolbars, etc.)Uses Word to complete written tasks (spelling, writing, reports, etc)Uses Word to create a table of informationCreate Word document as assigned by classroom teacher
Views and understands basic tools of PPTSave, view, insert slides, clip art, text, title, graphics, etc. in PPTUse PPT to show understanding of taught/researched materialCreate PPT to complete assigned task
Understands basic functions of programs (iTunes, iMovie, iPhoto, and Garageband)Create presentations using iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, and Garageband