West Virginia has implemented the use of techSteps in K-8 classrooms in an effort to develop and assess student technology literacy. For detailed information about SchoolKiT techSteps, visit http://www.techsteps.com.
Built on the National Education Technology Standards for Students (NETS*S) and the work of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, techSteps provides a developmental scope and sequence framework covering:
Creativity and Innovation
Communication and Collaboration
Research and Information Fluency
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making
Technology Operations and Concepts
The links below are intended to assist teachers in developing and delivering techSteps lessons.
This chart shows the earliest grade and project at which each listed task is introduced. Note that each of these skills appears in several different projects. If there is difficulty completing directions for the listed skill at a higher grade level, the chart will direct you to the project listed to provide more information and instruction.
Microsoft Office "Cheat Sheets" or Quick Reference Guides for the adult learners: